Nisland, SD

Quick City Facts

County: Butte
Population (2019): 225
Population (2010): 232

Data provided by US Census Bureau (2019)

Nisland is located 16 miles east of Belle Fourche with a population of about 204. The community is in the Mountain Standard time zone. There is a fire and rescue department with several active members.

History

The community was named for Nis Sorensen. On October 29, 1910, the citizens voted to incorporate their town. The vote was thirty-seven for incorporation with no votes against it. Nisland blossomed into a busy community. Nisland was the hub of the only irrigated county in South Dakota at the time.

Recreation / Community Events

The Butte/Lawrence Co. Fairgrounds in Nisland, South Dakota, was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places in 1986 based on unique architectural features and the role it has played over the past 85 years. The grounds includes an octagonal-shaped Pavilion, food court, rodeo arena, livestock barns and a racetrack.

Contact Information

Source: City of Nisland

Popular Attractions

South Whitlock Resort

South Whitlock Resort

Gettysburg

I-90 Speedway

I-90 Speedway

Hartford

Dave’s World Tours & Shuttle Service

Dave’s World Tours & Shuttle Service

Custer

Lil Harvester’s Pumpkin Patch

Lil Harvester’s Pumpkin Patch

Rapid City

BackYard Grill

BackYard Grill

Brookings

Manolis Grocery

Manolis Grocery

Huron

Bunyan’s

Bunyan’s

Vermillion

Nick’s Hamburger Shop

Nick’s Hamburger Shop

Brookings

Historic Homestake Opera House

Historic Homestake Opera House

Lead

Frontier Photo

Frontier Photo

Custer

Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center

Abbey of the Hills Inn and Retreat Center

Marvin

McClelland’s Steakhouse

McClelland’s Steakhouse

Fort Pierre

Powderhorn Family Restaurant

Powderhorn Family Restaurant

Lemmon

Corona Village

Corona Village

Mitchell

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

Deadwood

Flow and Paddle

Flow and Paddle

Sioux Falls

REDwater Kitchen

REDwater Kitchen

Spearfish

Grant County Historical Museum

Grant County Historical Museum

Milbank

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