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Lake Andes
Charles Mix County, South Dakota


The City on the Lake

Page Contents for Lake Andes, South Dakota

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.
The population of Lake Andes is approximately 846 (1990), 879 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 387 (1990), 316 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lake Andes is 2.564 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.057 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lake Andes to Washington DC is 1217 miles.
The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 128 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lake Andes is positioned 43.15 degrees north of the equator and 98.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.


In southern South Dakota near the Nebraska border, on the southwest shore of Andes Lake
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Lake Andes with a number of historical pictures as well as more information about the past..

Though the town was platted 21 April 1901, lots were not sold here and a town established until 18 May 1904. The name came from the name of the adjacent lake, Lake Andes. It was named the county seat in 1916.
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Lake Andes
A lake twelve miles long and one and one-half miles wide. The area is a very popular fishing and hunting resort.

Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge
38672 291st Street
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone: (605) 487-7603
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Lake Andes City Government

City of Lake Andes

Lake Andes City Hall
58 N. 3rd Ave
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone: 605-487-7694
Fax: 605-487-7694 Mailing address:
P.O. Box 67
Lake Andes, SD 57356

Lake Andes is the County Seat for Charles Mix County.

Lake Andes Municipal Airport
Highway 46
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone: 605-487-7694


Charles Mix County Register
400 E Main St
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Register Phone: 605-487-7141
Courts Clerk Phone: 605-487-7511

Lake Andes Schools

Andes Central School District 11-1
400 School St
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone: 605-487-7671

Andes Central High School
400 School St
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone: 605-487-7671 Lake Andes


The population of Lake Andes was:
1990 - 846
2000 - 832

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