Custer County, South Dakota Basics:

Custer County South Dakota - Government Site

Population: 8,348
Area: 1557 square miles
County seat: Custer
Area code(s) in use: 605
Time zone: MST
High school graduate or higher: 93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
Median household income: $46,984
Persons in poverty: 10.6%
Home ownership rate: 77.1%
Mean travel time to work: 27.1 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Fall River  Niobrara (WY)  Pennington  Shannon  Weston (WY)  

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Map of the Custer County area

Our detail map of Custer County shows the Custer County, South Dakota boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Custer County, South Dakota

  Airports     show all on map

Brown Field Airport, Custer County Airport, Custer State Park Airport

  Arches     show all on map

Needle Eye

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Pigtail Bridge

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1881 Courthouse Museum, Argyle Fire Department, Buffalo Gap Fire Department, Custer Ambulance Service, Custer City Hall, Custer County Courthouse, Custer County Library, Custer Fire Department, Custer State Park Fire Department, Dewey Volunteer Fire Department, Fairburn Fire Protection District, Folsom Volunteer Fire Department, Hermosa Branch Library, Hermosa Volunteer Fire Department, Highlands Volunteer Fire Department, Peter Norbeck Visitor Center, Pringle Volunteer Fire Department, The Wildlife Station Visitor Center, United States Forest Service Tatanka Hotshots

  Canals     show all on map

Angostura Canal

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Lookout Point, Windy Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Custer Cemetery, Fairburn Cemetery, Pringle Cemetery

  Dams     show all on map

Barta Crooked Dam, Berner Dam, Bismark Lake Dam, Breasne Dam, Brophy Big Dam, C Peterson Dam, Camp Custer Dam, Center Lake Dam, Circle C Number 1 Dam, Circle C Number 2 Dam, County Line Dam, Earl Witte Number 1 Dam, Englebrecht Dam, Evans Number 1 Dam, Evans Number 2 Dam, G Flier Dam, Gregorson Number 1 Dam, Harrison Number 1 Dam, Kaiser Number 1 Dam, Lakota Dam, Legion Lake Dam, M Scism Number 1 Dam, McClure Dam, Nobeck Dam, Putnam Dam, Rasmussen Number 1 Dam, Ray E Smith Dam, Schnose Dam Number 1, Schnose Dam Number 2, Smith Number 1 Dam, Stockade Lake Dam, Streeter Dam, Sylvan Lake Dam, Triple Seven Number 1 Dam, Triple Seven Number 2 Dam, Wilson Ranch Dam

  Flats     show all on map

Bison Flats, Clark Park, Danby Park, Dead Horse Flats, Harrison Flat, Holey Flat, Hopkins Flats, Jolly Flats, Little Flat, Phiney Flat, Round Park, Triangle Park

  Gaps     show all on map

Buffalo Gap, Gobbler Pass

  Hospitals     show all on map

Custer Regional Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Lake of the Pines

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Babcocks Ranch (historical), Bakerville (historical), Belmores Ranch (historical), Bismark Lake Campground, Bismuth (historical), Black Hills Playhouse, Blaine Ranch, Blue Bell Campground, Bob Marshall Organization Camp, Booker Ranch, Bowman Ranch, Bugtown (historical), Camp Custer (historical), Camp Galena (historical), Camp Ivanhoe (historical), Camp Remington, Camp Success (historical), Capstick Ranch, Carter Ranch, Cedar Ranch (historical), Center Lake Campgrounds, Collins Ranch (historical), Comanche Park Campground, Compton Ranch (historical), Coolidge Inn, Cooper Ranch, Corey Ranch, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park Headquarters, Dean Ranch, Doran Ranch, Dunbar Ranch, East French Creek Primitive Campground, Eighteen Mile Ranch (historical), Elk Mountain (historical), Elk Mountain Campgrounds, Elliot Ranch, Fleur de Lis (historical), Flutter Ranch, Flynn Creek Picnic Area, Folsome (historical), Forahs Ranch (historical), Fort Defiance (historical), Fred Matthew Buffalo Corral, Freelands Ranch (historical), French Creek Campground, French Creek Trailhead, Gahl Ranch, Gears Ranch (historical), Gillis Ranch, Grand Junction (historical), Gray Rocks (historical), Gurneys Ranch (historical), Hammock Ranch, Harris Ranch, Harrymill Picnic Area, Hazelrodt Picnic Area, Hazelrodt Summer Homes, Horse Campground, Iron Creek Horse Camp, Iron Creek Summer Home Group, Iron Mountain Picnic Area, Ivanhoe (historical), Jewel Cave Campground, Jewel Cave Visitor Center, Johnson Ranch, Kellys Ranch (historical), Lauzon (historical), Lauzon Ranch, Lindseys Ranch (historical), Loring Siding, Lost Cabin I (historical), Martin Valley (historical), Mayo (historical), McAdam Ranch, McClures Ranch (historical), McCurran Ranch, McKinney Ranch (historical), Melvin (historical), Mohler (historical), Morrison Ranch, Nicolls Ranch, Nine Mile Ranch (historical), Norbeck Memorial Overlook Recreation Site, Phinney (historical), Pitts Ranch, Pleasant Valley Station (historical), Pools Ranch (historical), Rafferty Ranch (historical), Retzloff Ranch, Richmond Ranch, Rifle Pit Campground, Roetzel Deer Camp, S and G Ranch (historical), Sagers Ranch, Sanson Ranch, Seven-11 Ranch, Shephard Ranch, Smith Ranch, Smith Ranch, Smith Ranch, Smith Ranch (historical), Snyders Ranch (historical), Soper Ranch, Spring on the Hill (historical), Spring on the Right (historical), Streeter Ranch, Stringham Ranch, Sturm Ranch, Summit (historical), Sutherland Ranch, Sutherland Ranch (historical), Tanner Ranch, Tanner Ranch, Taylor Ranch, Tenderfoot (historical), Tepee Agate Area, Tepee Entrance Picnic Area, Tepee Ranger Station, Tepee Work Center, Tiblis Ranch (historical), Tin Reef (historical), Twelve Mile Ranch (historical), Urban (historical), Ventling Ranch, Ventling Ranch, Waisnan Ranch, Warren Ranch (historical), Warrens Ranch (historical), West French Creek Primitive Campground, Wettergren Ranch, White Ranch, Winters Ranch, Wolf Ranch, Woods Ranch (historical), X-T Ranch, Y-4 Ranch, Yamboya (historical), Yount Ranch, Z-X Ranch (historical), Ziemet Ranch, Zuber Ranch

  Mines     show all on map

A M Lode Mine, Aladdin Mine, Arcade Numbers 1 and 2 Lodes Mine, Ballard Mine, Bare Top Number 2 Lode Mine, Bebington Group Mine, Beck Lode Mine, Beecher Number Two Mine, Beryl Feldspar Mine, Bet Lode Mine, Big Horn Lode Mine, Big Spar Number 1 Mine, Bull Moose Lode Mine, Burgess Mica Prospect Mine, Burt Mica Mine, Cheyenne Lode Mine, Climax Mica Mine, Come Along Lode Mine, Crown Mine, Custer Mica Lodes Numbers 1 and 2 Mine, Custer Mountain Lode Mine, Cuyahogo Mine, Dalmon Mica Mine, Dorothy Lode Mine, Dorothy Number 1 Lode Mine, Dorothy V Prospect Mine, Dubuque Claim, E M Lode Mine, Earl Lode Mine, Echo Lode Mine, Fern Cliff Prospect Mine, Flora Lode Mine, Formosa Mine, Forty-Five Lode Mine, Friday Lode Mine, Gira and Ainsleys Dike Mine, Gladys Nells Mine, Gold Fish Group Mine, Golden Crown Mine, Grand Junction and Hartford Group Mine, Heidepriem and Cattles Mine, Helen Beryl Mine, High Climb Mine, Highland Lode, Highview Prospect, Homestead Number 2 Prospect Mine, Homestead Number 3 Prospect Mine, Hot Shot Mine, Independence Lode Mine, Independence Number 1 Lode Mine, IXL Fraction Mine, IXL Lode Mine, IXL Lode Number 3 Mine, IXL Number 4 Lode Mine, Josie Mine, Jumbo Lode Mine, Keystone Lode Mine, King Tut Mine, Kirka Claim Mine, Knowles Lode Claim Mine, Lake Mine, Lee Burrows Dike Mine, Linwood Mine, Lost Bonanza Mine, Louise and Hunter Mine, Lucky Bird Lode Mine, Lucky Spar Lode Mine, Lucky Star Prospect Mine, Lucky Strike Mine, Lucky Strike Mine, Maryland Lode Mine, McMackin Mine, Mica King Mine, Mica King Number 3 Claim Mine, Mica Queen Number 1 Prospect Mine, Minnie May Mine, Mitchell Number 1 Lode Mine, Mitchell Number 2 Lode Mine, Mohawk Mica Prospect Mine, Myrtle Ann Mine, New Deal Lode Mine, New England Mine, New York Mine, Newark Group Mine, Noble Mica Mine, North Star Mine, November Mine, Occidental Lode Mine, OK Lode Mine, OK Number 2 Lode Mine, OK Number 4 Lode Mine, Old Bill Mine, Old Jeff Mine, Old Mike Mine, Penobscott Mine, Phelps Lode Mine, Pick Lode Mine, Poppy Lode Mine, Put Mine, Rainbow Number Four Mine, Rambler Lode Mine, Raver and Michaud Mine, Red Spar Mine, Reede Mine, Ridge Lode Mine, Rocky Ridge Mine, Rose Quartz Mine, Ross Mine, Rough Rider Mine, Royal Flush Claim Mine, Saginaw Mine (historical), Saint Louis Mine, Saw Lode Mine, Shamrock Number 1 Lode Mine, Sky Lode Mine, Sonny Boy Lode Mine, Spokane Mine, Stapp Quarry, Star and Blue Bonnet Claims Mine, Sunrise Lode Mine, Sunset Lode Mine, Sunshine Mica Prospect Mine, Surprise Mica Mine, Sylvanite Lode Mine, Tenderfoot Group Mine, Terry and Terry Number 1 Claims Mine, Tillisons Mine, Tin Mountain Mine, Tinsley Mine, Tiptop Mine, Townsite Mine, Triangle A Mine, Turk Group Mine, Victory Mine, Victory Number 1 Prospect Mine, Wabash Mine, Walsh Mica Prospect Mine, Warren Draw Mine, Wayside Lode Mine, Western Star Mine, White Dog Mica Mine, White Elephant Mine, White Spar Mine, Wild Rose Mine, Wilhelm Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Custer State Park, Custer State Park - Norbeck Wildlife Preserve, Jewel Cave National Monument, Norbeck Wildlife Preserve, Wind Cave National Park, Zimbleman Deer Camp

  Pillars     show all on map

Beecher Rock, Castle Rock, Cathedral Spires, Little Devils Tower, The Needles

  Populated Places     show all on map

Argyle, Berne, Blue Bell, Buffalo Gap, Cold Spring II (historical), Custer, Danoby (historical), Dewey, Fairburn, Folsom, Fourmile, Hermosa, Ivanhoe (historical), Junction Ranger Station, Nihart, Pringle, Sanator, Spokane, State Game Lodge, Sylvan Lake Resort, Vestal Springs

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Buffalo Gap Post Office, Camp Galena Post Office, Crazy Horse Community Post Office, Custer Post Office, Fairburn Post Office, Game Lodge Post Office (historical), Hermosa Post Office, Pringle Post Office, State Park Post Office (historical), Sylvan Lake Post Office (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Elk Mountains, Twin Sisters Range

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Bismark Lake, Center Lake, Center Lake, Lakota Lake, Legion Lake, Norbeck Lake, Stockade Lake, Stockdale Lake, Sylvan Lake, Ventling Reservoir, Ward Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Antelope Ridge, Boland Ridge, Bowman Ridge, Cobb Ridge, Cooper Ridge, Dow Ridge, Elliot Ridge, Gobbler Ridge, Negro Wool Ridge, Rankin Ridge, Theater Ridge, Woodpecker Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Alkali School, Argyle School, Bull Flats School, Central School, Cold Brook School, Cold Spring School, Cottonwood School, Custer Elementary School, Custer High School, Custer Middle School, Dry Creek School, Elk Mountain School, Evergreen School, Fairburn Elementary School, Fairview School, Fourmile School, French Creek School, French Creek School, Glenerin School, Greives School, Harrison Flat School, Hermosa Elementary School, Hill View School, Lauzon School, Lower Battle Creek School, Martin Valley School, Mayo School, McClelland School, McMann School, Page School, Park School, Pleasant Valley School, Sevenmile School, South Fork School, STAR Evergreen High School, STAR Evergreen Junior High School, State Park School

  Springs     show all on map

Alkali Spring, Baldwin Spring, Baltzly Spring, Barrel Spring, Barrel Spring, Blacktail Spring, Blowout Spring, Buck Spring, Bull Spring, Busey Spring, Carr Spring, Carroll Creek Spring, Cedar Spring, Cold Spring, Compton Spring, Dallan Spring, Dead Horse Spring, Dugout Spring, Ellis Spring, Flynn Creek Spring, Gurney Spring, Haselrodt Spring, Henderson Spring, Hop Spring, Issue Wood Spring, Jumpoff Spring, Limestone Spring, Lithograph Spring, Lost Spring, Lower Dugout Spring, McKenna Spring, Metz Spring, Middle Antelope Spring, Mud Spring, Nihart Spring, Nitche Spring, North Antelope Spring, North Pole Spring, North Spring, Pease Spring, Pine Tree Spring, Poplar Spring, Red Bank Spring, Richardson Spring, Rifle Pit Spring, Roby Spring, Rogers Shack Spring, Sawmill Spring, Sheep Wagon Spring, Side Camp Spring, South Antelope Spring, Spar Spring, Sutherland Spring, Sutherland Spring, Tepee Spring, The Seeps, Townley Spring, Upper Hand Spring, Wabash Spring, Wakefield Spring, Warren Gulch Spring, Water Draw Spring, Weeks Spring, Wells Spring, Witch Spring, Woodcock Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Badger Clark Creek, Bear Spring Creek, Billover Creek, Bismark Creek, Blacktail Creek, Carroll Creek, Cold Spring Creek, Coon Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Cottonwood Creek, Crow Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, Dugout Creek, East Fork Hawkwright Creek, East Fork Ruby Creek, East Pass Creek, Flynn Creek, Fourmile Creek, Galena Creek, Glen Erin Creek, Grace Coolidge Creek, Hawkwright Creek, Hay Creek, Highland Creek, Laughing Water Creek, Lightning Creek, Loues Creek, Middle Fork French Creek, North Fork French Creek, North Fork Lame Johnny Creek, Pleasant Valley Creek, Ruby Creek, Short Fork, Sidney Creek, South Fork French Creek, South Fork French Creek, South Fork Lame Johnny Creek, Spokane Creek, Spring Creek, Swint Creek, Toll Gate Creek, Well Pole Creek, West Fork Hawkwright Creek, West Pass Creek, Willow Creek, Willow Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Atlantic Hill, Bald Hill, Buckhorn Mountain, Bud Hill, Butcher Hill, Calamity Peak, Cicero Peak, Custer Mountain, Elk Knob, Elk Mountain, Flag Mountain, Fossil Ridge, Limestone Hill, Mile-high Hill, Mount Coolidge, Pilger Mountain, Racetrack Butte, Red Butte, Red Hill, Red Point, Round Mountain, Signal Hill, Sullivan Peak, Surveyors Hill, Thunderhead Mountain, Twin Buttes, Twin Sisters, Unkpapa Peak, Wildcat Peak, Yankee Hill, Yellow Butte

  Towers     show all on map

Elk Mountains Lookout Tower

  Trails     show all on map

Cathedral Spires Trail, Centennial Trail, Iron Creek Trail, Iron Mountain Trail, Norbeck Trail, Paha Sapa Trail, Sunday Gulch Trail

  Tunnels     show all on map

Hood Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Antelope Canyon, Argyle Canyon, Bear Gulch, Bear Gulch, Beaver Valley, Bobcat Canyon, Boles Canyon, Bowman Draw, Buck Spring Canyon, Bugtown Gulch, Calico Canyon, Charles Draw, Curley Canyon, Deadman Gulch, Echo Valley, Fuson Canyon, Gettys Canyon, Gobbler Canyon, Gordon Canyon, Graveyard Gulch, Griffis Canyon, Haven Canyon, Hay Draw, Hell Canyon, Hibbs Draw, Hop Draw, Indian Trail Draw, Johnson Canyon, L Seven Draw, Lauzon Gulch, Layton Canyon, Lemming Draw, Limestone Canyon, Lithograph Canyon, Long Draw, Lyman Draw, Martin Draw, Martin Valley, Meadow Draw, Negro Canyon, Ninemile Draw, Norbeck Draw, North Fork Bear Gulch, Pleasant Valley, Plum Canyon, Potato Gulch, Prairie Dog Canyon, Reaves Gulch, Red Canyon, Red Point Canyon, Red Valley, Redbird Canyon, Reed Draw, Roby Canyon, S and G Canyon, Schenk Canyon, School Section Draw, Sheep Camp Draw, Sheep Draw, Shirttail Canyon, Shorty Draw, Sourdough Draw, South Fork Bear Gulch, Spring Canyon, Tenderfoot Gulch, Tepee Canyon, Toe Gulch, Warren Gulch, Water Draw, West Hell Canyon, West Tepee Canyon, Whiskey Gulch, Wildcat Canyon, Wind Cave Canyon, Windmill Draw, Wolf Draw

  Wells     show all on map

Blacktail Well, Freeland Well, Griffis Well, Layton Well, Lemming Well, McCall Well, Pass Creek Well, Richardson Well, Tepee Canyon Well, Walsh Well, Y-4 Well,

Custer County, South Dakota Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCuster County White population 7,8147,813  
American IndianCuster County American Indian population 275275
MixedCuster County Mixed population 167166
BlackCuster County Black population 5050
AsianCuster County Asian population 4241
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCuster County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
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