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Deadwood is a city in Lawrence County, in the Spearfish metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its location in Deadwood Gulch.

The latitude of Deadwood is 44.376N. The longitude is -103.729W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,531 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,307.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,641
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deadwood demographic reports
Deadwood is in the Black Hills.
Gold was discovered in 1875. Wild Bill Hickok was shot and killed while playing poker here in 1876. The cards he was holding - aces and eights - became known as a dead man's hand.
Ranked No. 7 nationally and No. 1 in the state, June 2001 in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Well-known residents have included:
· Martha Jane Burke, aka Calamity Jane, frontier woman
Local festivals include:
  • Wild Bill Hickok Days - June 15-17, 2007
  • Days of '76 Rodeo - July 24-29, 2007
  • Deadwood Jam - Sept. 14-15, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 6, 2007
  • South Dakota Festival of Books - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Deadwood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Deadwood attractions: Casinos
Historic sites and museums: Adams Memorial Hall Museum, House of Roses Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Deadwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57732 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Deadwood residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deadwood ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deadwood was $17,673, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Deadwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Deadwood festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Deadwood include Deadwood Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Deadwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.


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Libraries in Deadwood include Deadwood Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Deadwood include Lawrence County Journal

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Politics

Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deadwood political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Deadwood workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Deadwood include Americinn Deadwood, Best Western Hickok House, Comfort Inn Deadwood, Historic Franklin Hotel, Holiday Inn, Super 8.

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