Meet Pierre, South Dakota

We hope you'll call it home during your residency.

The first year of your residency will be spent in Sioux Falls.

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Pierre Facts

Pierre, South Dakota
  • Population


    State capital

  • Location

    43.54° N, 96.73° W

    On the Missouri River

Healthcare Systems

  • Avera Health

  • Sanford Health

  • South Dakota Urban Indian Health


  • 11+ public parks

  • 50+ miles of trails & pathways

  • 2 outdoor city swimming pools

  • 2 ice skating rinks

  • 2 golf courses in the area

  • 1 disc golf course

  • Oahe Speedway

  • plus an abundance of other outdoor activities!

    kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, boating, fishing & hunting

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