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Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County and Lincoln County, South Dakota

ZipCodes
57102, 57103, 57104, 57105, 57106, 57107, 57116

Motto
Gateway to the Plains



Page Contents for Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.
The population of Sioux Falls is approximately 123,975 2000, 153888 2010.
The approximate number of families is 41,568 1990, 61707 2010.
The amount of land area in Sioux Falls is 116.69 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.048 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sioux Falls to Washington DC is 1128 miles.
The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 201 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sioux Falls is positioned 43.54 degrees north of the equator and 96.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeastern South Dakota along Interstate 90.
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History & History Related Items

Sioux Falls was named for the waterfalls on the Big Sioux River. It was first settled in 1857, but, due to Indian attacks, the first settlement was abandoned in just five years. A number of years went by before settlers returned. Though it is located in two counties, it is mainly situated in Minnehaha County.
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Attractions

This page tells you all you need to know about what to do in Sioux Falls, including a Great Bulletin Board
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Sioux Falls City Government

City of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Libraries

Siouxland Libraries Sioux Falls

Miscellany

The population of Sioux Falls was:
1990 - 100,814
2000 - 123,975

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