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Fall River County,

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Southern Gateway to the Black Hills

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.

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The population of Hot Springs is approximately 4,093 (2008), 3711 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,900 (2000), 1730 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hot Springs is 7.429 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hot Springs is 2.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hot Springs to Washington DC is 1485 miles. The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 176 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hot Springs is positioned 43.43 degrees north of the equator and 103.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Hot Springs elevation is 3,448 feet above sea level.
Hot Springs per capita income is $22,396 (2008).
Hot Springs median income is $32,950 (2008).

The Hot Springs median home price is $88,587 (2008).

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Hot Springs location: in southwestern South Dakota about 46 miles from Rapid City. Other nearby communities include Buffalo Gap, Pringle, Edgemont, Oelrichs, Fairburn, Custer, Hermosa Keystone.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Hot Springs is moderate. Due to its location at the southern edge ofthe Black Hills, there are fairly mild winters compared to nearby areas. Summers have warm days and cool night and low humidity.
Hot Springs average annual rainfall is 17.53 inches per year
Hot Springs average annual snowfall is 26.70 inches per year.
Hot Springs average temperature is 48.6 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Hot Springs history:

The area was visited often by the Sioux and Cheyenne people who enjoyed the warm springs. Later, in the mid to late 1800's, European settlers arrived and settled here. Hot Springs was first known as Minnekahta. It was renamed Hot Springs in 1886 and several spas were built centered on the springs.

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The incorporation date of Hot Springs: 1890

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Hot Springs attractions:

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Evans Plunge with warm 87 degree spring water.

Gateway to the southern Black Hills area, especially the Wind Cave National Park

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary,br> 12163 Highland Road
P.O. Box 998
Hot Springs, SD 57747
South of the city off Highway 71. Bus tours are available.

Grandmas Farm and Zoo
28443 Old Hwy 79
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: 605-535-3158

Pioneer Museum in Hot Springs
300 N. Chicago St.
P.O. Box 361
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: 605-745-5147

Southern Hills Municipal Golf Course
West Hwy 18
Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone: 605-745-6400

The Miss South Dakota Pageant is held in Hot Springs each year.

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