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Statistics & Facts

The South Dakota state capital is Pierre.
The population of Lead is approximately 2,891 (2005), 3124 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,654 (1990), 1420 (2010).
The amount of land area in Lead is 4.934 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lead is 2.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lead to Washington DC is 1515 miles.
The distance to the South Dakota state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lead is positioned 44.35 degrees north of the equator and 103.76 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lead elevation is 4,960 feet above sea level.
Lead median income is $ 29,485 (2000).
The Lead median home price is $ 45,700 (2000).


In the Black Hills of western South Dakota about 42 miles from Rapid City. Other nearby communities include Deadwood, Spearfish, Whitewood, North Spearfish, Sturgis, Fruitdale and Belle Fourche.
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Terry Peak Ski Area
Nevada Gulch Rd.
Lead, SD 57754
Mailing Address:
PO Box 774
Lead, SD 57754
Phone: 605-584-2165 or 605-342-7609
Fax: 605-584-1025
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Lead City Government

Lead City Finance Officer
801 W Main St
Lead, SD 57754-1533
Phone: 605-584-1401

Lead City Police Dept
801 W Main St
Lead, SD 57754-1533
Phone: 605-584-1722

Lead Libraries

Lead Library
315 W Main St
Lead, SD 57754-1604
Phone: 605-584-2013

Lead Schools

Lead Deadwood School Dist 40-1
320 S Main St
Lead, SD 57754-1559
Phone: 605-584-1301

Lead High School
320 S Main St
Lead, SD 57754-1559
Phone: 605-584-3013 Lead


The population of Lead was:
1990 - 3,632
2000 - 3,027
2005 - 2,891

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