South Dakota State Facts and Information

  • State Flag: southdakota
  • State Capital: Pierre
  • Largest City: Sioux Falls
  • Abbreviation: SD
  • Counties: Counties in South Dakota
  • Towns & Cities: Towns and Cities in South Dakota
  • Constitution: 40th State Statehood: November 2, 1889
  • NickName: Mount Rushmore State
  • State Flower: pasqueflower
  • State Tree: Western White Pine
  • State Bird: Ring-necked Pheasant
  • State Song: "Hail! South Dakota"
  • Land Area: 75,956 sq.mi.;16th
  • Highest Point: Harney Peak; 7,242 feet
  • Lowest Point: Big Stone lake; 962 feet
  • Border States: North Dakota (N), Minnesota (E), Iowa (SE), Nebraska (S), Wyoming (W), Montana (NW)

Last updated on April 21, 2021