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Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County and Lincoln County, South Dakota

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

Gateway to the Plains

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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.


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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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

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

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