Whitewood, SD

Quick City Facts

County: Lawrence
Population (2019): 979
Population (2010): 927

Data provided by US Census Bureau (2019)

Whitewood is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, slightly north on the eastern border. The population nears 900, and annual events such as the winter “Parade of Lights” and “Parade of Wreaths” have the community bustling from the volunteer fire department hosting to children voting for their favorite parade entry. Whitewood also holds a Chili Cook-off to warm up those winter months.

Recreation / Community Events

Hale Hall is an excellent facility for any occasion – birthdays, graduations, showers, weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, auctions, craft fairs, etc. There are three local parks located in town.

Contact Information

  • City Hall, 1025 Meade St., Whitewood SD 57793
  • Phone: 605-269-2247

Source: City of Whitewood

Popular Attractions

Black Hills Speedway

Black Hills Speedway

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Grand Opera House

Grand Opera House

Dell Rapids

The Gyro Hub

The Gyro Hub

Rapid City

Pounders Pub & Grub

Pounders Pub & Grub

Aberdeen

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes

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Granary Rural Cultural Center

Granary Rural Cultural Center

Groton

Mad Mary’s Steakhouse

Mad Mary’s Steakhouse

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Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center

Chamberlain

Deadwood Comfort Inn & Suites and Deadwood Mini-Golf

Deadwood Comfort Inn & Suites and Deadwood Mini-Golf

Deadwood

Craft

Craft

Brookings

Clifford’s Steak House

Clifford’s Steak House

Watertown

Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau

Watertown Convention & Visitors Bureau

Watertown

DeVine Delights

DeVine Delights

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Java Hut Quilts & More/Java Hut Coffee Shop

Java Hut Quilts & More/Java Hut Coffee Shop

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8th Avenue Bakery

8th Avenue Bakery

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Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

Fort Pierre Depot and Museum

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Sylvan Lake Lodge

Sylvan Lake Lodge

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Silver Spur

Silver Spur

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South Dakota is an incredibly unique state in that each region offers a completely different experience then the others. Check out each of the regions to see what each has to offer!

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Featuring the Black Hills, Badlands, the Sturgis Rally. This region tends to be the most popular.

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