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Fort Pierre is located in Stanley County (of which it is the county seat) just southwest of Pierre along US 83 on the banks of the Missouri River near the Bad River and Lake Oahe, in Great Lakes Region.

Just south of the city is Fort Pierre National Grasslands, a 116,000-acre block of public land made up of rolling hills and prairie and serving as home to antelope, mule deer, prairie dogs, prairie chickens and myriad waterfowl. Many small, scattered dams offer fishing.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 2,188, an increase of 334 since 1990.


Sports and Sporting Events Fort Pierre Fourth of July Rodeo | Telephone 605-223-2178

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08/09 Coming to The area
Sully County Fair Onida SD August9-12 kicking off the fair with a parade through Onida on Thursday, at 6:27 p.m. The parade will end up at the fairgrounds where we will be having cake, refreshments and music.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.