Milbank, SD

Town in Grant County, SD

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About Milbank, SD

You’ll Like Milbank

Located in northeast South Dakota on the south fork of Whetstone Creek, Milbank is a growing community that is proudly maintaining its historic traditions.

This quiet community is along the Yellowstone Trail—the first transcontinental highway—known today as US Highway 12. The community lies 178 miles west of Minneapolis and 124 miles north of Sioux Falls, SD on SD Highway 15.

Founded in 1880 when the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad began laying tracks in South Dakota, Milbank was named after railroad director Jeremiah Milbank. The city was incorporated in 1894 and is governed by a mayor and city council. With a population of about 3,640, Milbank is surrounded by bountiful farmland and enjoys recreational opportunities on nearby Big Stone Lake. Milbank’s residents are proud of their wonderful community that has much to offer its visitors with three hotels, interesting attractions and many beautiful parks.

Grant County, SD

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Grant County, SD page.