Homestead Log Homes
Facts and Figures
Statehood November 2, 1889 (40th state)
Nickname Coyote State
Motto "Under God The People Rule"
Bird Chinese Ringnecked Pheasant
Flower Pasque Flower
Song "Hail, South Dakota"
Area 77,121 sq miles
Number of Counties 67
Highest Point Harney Peak, 7,242 ft
Lowest Point Big Stone Lake, 966 ft.