Cities in Lake County, South Dakota by Population (2024)

There are 21 cities in Lake County, South Dakota.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Madison1South Dakota6,0346,160-0.51%1,3074.62
Dell Rapids2South Dakota3,8663,996-0.82%1,7152.25
Volga3South Dakota2,4312,1113.4%2,1251.14
Salem4South Dakota1,3421,3300.22%1,0741.25
Arlington5South Dakota9519210.85%5541.72
Lake Madison6South Dakota838811-0.71%1784.72
Colton7South Dakota704736-1.12%1,0040.70
Colman8South Dakota6466340.47%3431.88
Lake Poinsett9South Dakota396480-5.04%814.89
Chester10South Dakota189285-11.27%2320.82
Wentworth11South Dakota168178-1.18%6610.25
Ramona12South Dakota1591610%5800.27
Brant Lake South13South Dakota156290-17.46%2970.53
Oldham14South Dakota1191210%4840.25
Golden View Colony15South Dakota103102-1.91%1070.96
Spring Lake Colony16South Dakota82034.43%2880.28
Brant Lake17South Dakota55570%3550.15
Nunda18South Dakota48480%481.01
Winfred19South Dakota3668-12.2%361
Shannon Colony20South Dakota27270%1070.25
Hetland21South Dakota18180%1580.11

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Lake County, South Dakota?

Madison is the largest city in Lake County.

What is the smallest city in Lake County, South Dakota?

Hetland is the smallest city in Lake County.

How many cities are in Lake County?

There are 21 cities in Lake County, South Dakota.

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