Dell Rapids, South Dakota prides itself on being one of the most distinctive and colorful communities on the Dakota Plains. The city was founded on red quartzite, whose outcroppings inspired the century-old quarry industry and unique architecture of Dell Rapids. Even the high school has adopted the nickname the "Quarriers" with pride. The city is located less than 20 miles from Sioux Falls, South Dakota's largest city, and has approximately 3,650 residents. The city has many local attractions for both residents and visitors to enjoy, including the Dell Rapids Museum, The Dells Theater, and the Dells of the Big Sioux River.
Dell Rapids has both public and private school systems. The public schools are Dell Rapids Elementary School, Dell Rapids Middle School, Dell Rapids High School, and "Strive High," an alternative secondary-education institution. The private school system falls under St. Mary Catholic School. This system consists of St. Mary Elementary School, St. Mary Middle School, and St. Mary High School.
If you are interested in the attractions of living in a smaller community, while still being able to take advantage of being close to a larger city, Dell Rapids might be the perfect spot for you. Please feel free to contact our team of real estate experts with any questions, or to get the process of buying your next home started today!