Spearfish Lawrence County, South Dakota

Spearfish: City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States

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Location of Spearfish on South Dakota map.


Spearfish is a city located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,494 and a population density of 246 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 11,756 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1875.


Spearfish is located at 44°29'27"N 103°51'34"W (44.4908200, -103.8593700).

Spearfish historic commercial district  Lawrence County  SD image
Spearfish historic commercial district Lawrence County SD
Spearfish historic commercial district  Lawrence County  SD image

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Spearfish Quick Facts

Population : 11,756 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Different from : Spearfish torpedo
Postal code : 57799, 57783
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 42.64 km2
Altitude : 3,648 feet / 1112 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 12:28:20 (18th June 2021)
Density : 276 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.73% (2010-2019)


The population of Spearfish increased by 10.73% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,494 - census
2011 10,617 1.16% estimation process
2012 10,679 0.58% estimation process
2013 11,024 3.13% estimation process
2014 11,031 0.06% estimation process
2015 11,181 1.34% estimation process
2016 11,438 2.25% estimation process
2017 11,646 1.79% estimation process
2018 11,667 0.18% estimation process
2019 11,756 0.76% estimation process

Spearfish zip code is 57783. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 46081

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People born in Spearfish (6)

People born in Spearfish, including football player Ernie Smith, Clerk of the US House of Representatives Jeff Trandahl, politician Troy Heinert, you can see a list of people who born in Spearfish.


College & universities near Spearfish

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

Other cities in Lawrence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County , SD.

City Name Population Title
Lead 2,943 City in South Dakota, United States of America
Deadwood 1,293 City in and county seat of Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Whitewood 979 City in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States
Saint Onge 361 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

Spearfish distances to largest South Dakota cities

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