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Statistics & Facts

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.
The population of Deadwood is approximately 1,296 (2005), 1270 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 896 (1990), 661 (2010).
The amount of land area in Deadwood is 9.61 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Deadwood is 3.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Deadwood to Washington DC is 1513 miles.
The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 177 miles. (as the crow flies)
Deadwood is positioned 44.38 degrees north of the equator and 103.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Deadwood elevation is 4,537 feet above sea level.
Deadwood median income is $ 28,641 (2000).
The Deadwood median home price is $ 71,800 (2000).


in western South Dakota not far from Rapid City. Other nearby communities include Central City, Lead, Whitewood, Spearfish, North Spearfish, Sturgis, Fruitdale and Belle Fourche.
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A page about Deadwood

The Adams Museum in Deadwood is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Pioneer businessman W.E. Adams built the museum in 1930 as a memorial to his family and to honor the early pioneers that settled the Black Hills. The Adams House, built in 1892, is an elegant Victorian mansion which became the Adams House Museum on July 1, 2000.
Architecturally impressive inside and out, The Adams Museum houses three floors of fascinating and educational artifacts, including:
The first locomotive in the Black Hills;
Memorabilia associated with Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock, Poker Alice, and Potato Creek Johnny;
Rare fossils of a plesiosaur, an aquatic reptile that lived more than 95 million years ago;
A collection of Native American artifacts;
Turn-of-the-century artifacts from Deadwood's Chinese Community;
Fine collections of historical photographs, minerals, guns,and folk art.
The Adams Museum & House also provides learning opportunities to area schools through curriculum created and delivered by education staff members
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The population of Deadwood was:
1990 - 1,830
2000 - 1,380
2005 - 1,296

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