Deadwood, South Dakota

Deadwood: City in and county seat of Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States


Deadwood is a city located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,270 and a population density of 128 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,294 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1875.

Deadwood locator map
Location of Deadwood on South Dakota map.

Quick Facts about Deadwood

Population : 1,294 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Postal code : 57732
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 9.93 km2
Altitude : 4,531 feet / 1381 meters
Capital city : Deadwood is capital of Lawrence County
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 05:31:27 (22nd September 2023)
Density : 130 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.85% (2010-2020)
Weather : 50℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather
Deadwood today image
Deadwood today
Deadwood today image


Deadwood is located at 44°22'36"N 103°43'47"W (44.3766500, -103.7296400).

Deadwood map


Deadwood forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50, with temperatures rising to around 52 overnight. Southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more


The population of Deadwood increased by 1.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,270 - census
2011 1,291 1.63% estimation process
2012 1,284 -0.55% estimation process
2013 1,306 1.68% estimation process
2014 1,282 -1.87% estimation process
2015 1,273 -0.71% estimation process
2016 1,281 0.62% estimation process
2017 1,315 2.59% estimation process
2018 1,304 -0.84% estimation process
2019 1,293 -0.85% estimation process
2020 1,294 0.08% estimation process

Deadwood zip code is 57732. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 46081

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People born in Deadwood (17)

People born in Deadwood, including singer, dancer, actress and comedienne Dorothy Provine, Librettist and Lyricist Bill Russell, film director Alfred L. Werker, .


  • Amy Hill (American character actress) she was born in 09/05/1953
  • Angelo Rizzuto (American photographer) he was born in 01/01/1906
  • Kelly Thordsen (American actor (1917-1978)) he was born in 19/01/1917
  • Ward Lambert (American basketball player, coach, and administrator, baseball player and coach, American football player (1888-1958)) he was born in 28/05/1888
  • Bob Schloredt (American football player (1939-2019)) he was born in 02/10/1939
  • Carole Hillard (American politician) she was born in 14/08/1936
  • Gary Mule Deer (American actor) he was born in 01/01/1940
  • Jim Scott (American baseball player and umpire) he was born in 23/04/1888
  • Granville Gaylord Bennett (Bishop of Rhode Island; Bishop of Duluth; American Episcopalian bishop) he was born in 27/09/1883
  • Scott Berry (Olympic ski jumper) he was born in 23/12/1948
  • Craig Puki (American football player) he was born in 18/01/1957
  • Marlene Simons she was born in 01/07/1935
  • Kent Lambert (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1891
  • Jeff Steitzer (American voice actor) he was born in 28/11/1951

Schools in Deadwood

College & universities near Deadwood, SD

Code Name City ZIP
219046 Black Hills State University Spearfish (SD) 57799-9500

Post offices near Deadwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Deadwood Post Office Deadwood (SD) 57732

Other cities in Lawrence County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lawrence County , SD.

City Name Population Title
Spearfish 11,900 City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Lead 2,947 City in South Dakota, United States of America
North Spearfish 2,285 Census-designated place in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Whitewood 999 City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Saint Onge 364 Unincorporated community in South Dakota
Preston 184 Township in Brookings County, South Dakota
Central City 131 City in Lawrences County, South Dakota, United States
Englewood 19 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Deadwood distances to largest South Dakota cities