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Grant County, South Dakota


"The Hospitality City"

Page Contents for Milbank, South Dakota

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.
The population of Milbank is approximately 3,673 (1996), 3353 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,711 (1990), 1508 (2010).
The amount of land area in Milbank is 6.282 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.182 sq kilometers.
The distance from Milbank to Washington DC is 1124 miles.
The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 200 miles. (as the crow flies)
Milbank is positioned 45.21 degrees north of the equator and 96.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Milbank elevation is 1,742 feet above sea level.
The Milbank median home price is $ 68,000.
Milbank average annual precipitation is 20.04 inches peryear.
Milbank average annual snowfall is 26 inches per year.
Milbank average temperature is 42 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 21 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 66.1 degrees F.


in the northeastern corner of the state, approximately ten miles west of the Minnesota border
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History & History Related Items

Milbank was named after Jermiah Milbank of New York, a director of the railroad. Here is a history page for Milbank
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information about Milbank, South Dakota

Lake Farley Park
on the west side of Milbank, this lake was manmade to store water for locomotives in Milbank's railroad days. You can picnic, swim, play horseshoes, and fish in the lake. The Historic Railroad Depot and Museum is located by the park and is home to the Whetstone Valley Express.

The Grant County Museum
Built by Andrew Carnegie in 1906, the museum houses artifacts from cities, towns, schools, churches, military, and businesses in Grant County
Please Call (605) 432-5455 for more information.

The Train Festival
The Second Weekend in August each year!
Celebrate the Golden Age of Trains!
For more information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at: 1-800-675-6656
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Milbank City Government

Milbank has a Council/Manager form of government. It is also the County Seat of Grant County.

Milbank Chamber

Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce
401 South Main Street
Milbank, South Dakota 57252 Phone: 605-432-6656
Toll-free: 800-675-6656

Milbank Organizations

Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce
401 South Main Street
Milbank, South Dakota 57252 Phone: 605-432-6656
Toll-free: 800-675-6656
Email: Milbank


The population of Milbank was:
1970 - 3,500
1980 - 4,748
1990 - 4,527
1996 - 3,673

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