Spearfish is a historic city in Lawrence County, South Dakota that had a population of 10,494 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The city covers 6.1 square miles of total area, all land, and sits at an elevation of 3,648 feet above sea level. Spearfish was founded at the mouth of Spearfish Canyon when the Black Hills Gold Rush began in 1876, becoming a supplier of food to the mining camps in the hills. Even today, you can find a significant amount of truck farming or market gardening taking place in the area. The Spearfish, SD Business Directory will show you that the city is home to Black Hills State University.
Spearfish has just one gaming establishment, however, it is in close proximity to Deadwood, which has much more means of this form of entertainment. Be sure to check the Spearfish, SD Yellow Pages prior to visiting this city to see if what they offer is what you're looking for. If you're looking for a great scenic place, this could be your choice as architect Frank Lloyd Wright called this area "unique and unparalleled elsewhere in our country." He also stated that Spearfish is "more miraculous" then the Grand Canyon.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan