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Rapid City

Pennington County,

South Dakota

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The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.

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57701, 57709

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Rapid City is approximately 54,523 (1990), 67956 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 22,530 (1990), 28586 (2010).

The amount of land area in Rapid City is 91.519 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Rapid City is 35 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.162 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rapid City to Washington DC is 1482 miles. The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 152 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rapid City is positioned 44.07 degrees north of the equator and 103.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Rapid City elevation is 3,200 feet above sea level.

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Rapid City location: in southwestern South Dakota near the Badlands National Park. Here is a location page for Rapid City.

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Climate & Weather

Rapid City average annual rainfall is 17 inches per year
Rapid City average annual snowfall is 38 inches per year.
Rapid City average temperature is 46.7 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (January) 34, (July) 86 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Rapid City history:
The incorporation date of Rapid City: 1882

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Rapid City attractions:

The Journey Museum
222 New York Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605-394-6923
Fax: 605-394-6940
Email: journey@silver.sdsmt.edu

The Reptile Gardens - Among the features of the gardens are Birds of Prey Show, Alligator Show and the Snake Program.
Please call (605) 342-5873 for more information.

Bear Country USA
13820 South Highway 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
Phone: (605) 343-2290
Fax: (605) 341-3206
Email: pabear@bearcountryusa.com

Attractions for the Rapid City area with many, many links!

Mt. Rushmore National Memorial
Well-known world-wide for the sculpture of four American presidents (Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln) from solid granite. Only 25 miles southwest of Rapid City.

Take a tour of Rapid City.

Imaichi City - Sister City of Rapid City Imaichi City - Sister City of Rapid City.

Here is a great links page for the entire Rapid City area.

Pennington County Fairgrounds
800 San Francisco St
Rapid City, SD 57701-3002
Phone: 605-342-8325

The Black Hills Autumn Expedition

The Mt. Rushmore International Marathon
2000 date is October 8. See the website for details.

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