Fort Pierre, South Dakota

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Fort Pierre is a city in Stanley County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Pierre, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,991 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Stanley County.[4] Lily Park, in Fort Pierre, is situated at the mouth of the Bad River. The site where the Lewis and Clark Expedition met with the Teton Sioux is located nearby. It derives its name from Pierre Chouteau, Jr., a fur trader who established the fort.



Fort Pierre is located at 44°21′32″N 100°22′33″W / 44.35889°N 100.37583°W / 44.35889; -100.37583 (44.358941, -100.375742)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.6 km²), of which, 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.69%) is water.

Fort Pierre has been assigned the ZIP code 57532 and the FIPS place code 22260.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,991 people, 810 households, and 538 families residing in the city. The population density was 686.6 people per square mile (265.1/km²). There were 875 housing units at an average density of 301.8/sq mi (116.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.16% White, 0.20% African American, 5.22% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.

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