2018 Community Guide Located in east-central South Dakota in the heart of the state’s Glacial Lakes and Prairie’s region, Huron rests along the beautiful James River in an area steeped in natural history. With an estimated population (US Census Bureau in 2013) of 13,097, Huron offers residents and visitors alike the charm and welcoming comfort of a small town while still providing all of the amenities and attractions of a much larger city.
Huron features a wide variety of events and opportunities throughout the year and is truly a community that has something to offer for everyone. Come celebrate the fun of the South Dakota State Fair with us each summer. Spend the day taking in the sun and excitement of Huron’s new outdoor waterpark. Enjoy a scenic stroll through our many parks or play a round of golf at one of our three courses. Have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Pheasant and marvel at all the beautiful outdoor murals throughout the town. Experience some of the best pheasant hunting in the Midwest every fall.
Whether you are planning a short vacation to Huron or you are relocating to the area permanently, getting here is easy. Conveniently located at the intersection of US Hwy 14 and SD Hwy 37 with close proximity to I-90 and I-29, Huron is easily accessible from nearly any direction.
With just a single visit to Huron, you will quickly see that our community offers a thriving economy, superb schools, traditional values, faith and fellowship, helpful services, and many entertainment options. Huron is truly the ideal place for new ventures and new growth because every day is a brand new day.