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Rapid City
Pennington County, South Dakota

57701, 57709

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Page Contents for Rapid City, 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 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.
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.


in southwestern South Dakota near the Badlands National Park. Here is a location page for Rapid City.
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History & History Related Items

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The incorporation of Rapid City



The Journey Museum
222 New York Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: 605-394-6923
Fax: 605-394-6940

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

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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Rapid City City Government

City of Rapid City
300 Sixth Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
Phone: (605) 394-4110
FAX: (605) 394-6793
Mayor's Office: (605) 394-4110
Civic Center: (605) 394-4115


Pennington County Bldg & Grounds
302 Kansas City St
Rapid City, SD 57701-2821
Phone: 605-394-2174

Pennington County Commissioner
315 Saint Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701-2879
Phone: 605-394-2171

Rapid City Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
444 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701-2763
Phone: 605-343-1744

Rapid City Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
444 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701-2763
Phone: 605-343-1744

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