Humboldt is a town located in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States.

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Humboldt, a town in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States has a population of 639 as of July 1, 2016. The primary coordinate point for Humboldt is located at latitude 43°38′42″N 97°4′28″W (43.644933, -97.074320) in Minnehaha County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), of which 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2) of it is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water. The temperature, humidity and pressure of Humboldt, SD are 66°F, 78% and 29.89mmHg respectively. The distance between Humboldt, SD and the nearest shopping centre at Sioux Falls, SD is 18.51 miles (40.60 kilometers) and 23 minutes drive by car.

🏦 Humboldt Elementary School

Humboldt Elementary School is located at Humboldt, South Dakota. It is a public school. Grades offered are pre-kindergarten to 5th grade. Enrollment for pre-school ages is between four and five years old children. This enrolment is for all pre-school age children in the district. The elementary school has 298 students enrolled from Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade. There are 33 students enrol in the preschool program, making up 11% of the student population. Of the 33 preschool students enrolled at Humboldt Elementary School, 87.9% identify as White, making up the largest segment of the student body. At Humboldt Elementary School, females make up 37.5% of the preschool population and males make up 62.5%. At Humboldt Elementary School, 6.2% of preschool females and 15.6% of preschool males are in the special education program.

General map of Humboldt, SD

🌈 Hunters Pointe Shooting Complex

The Hunters Pointe is a world class sporting clays and shooting complex located in Humboldt, SD. Surrounded by the lush prairie and woods of South Dakota, Hunters Pointe provides a great escape for outdoors shooting. Hunters Pointe offers a variety of fun for everyone.

It is also a place to hold events like group and corporate functions, birthday parties, family events, wedding festivities, or any other type of get together.

🏫 Post 62 Humboldt, South Dakota

Post 62 of Humboldt, South Dakota, is named for war hero William H Crippen, who was the first soldier to die in the line of duty from Humboldt. William H Crippen, son of Mr. and Mrs. D W Crippen, was born at Bowen, Illinois, on January 28, 1888, and died on the battle line of duty on October 4, 1918.

William grew to young manhood in the state of his birth and when the family came west and settled in Nebraska, he accompanied them to the new home. Likewise, when nine years later, they came to Humboldt; he was still a part of the family. When the US entered the Great War, William was at Vermillion working. But, with the same spirit which sent thousands into the battle line, young Crippen–after a few days with the home folks–enlisted in the Marines and was soon in the trying experiences and tragedies which were to end, all too soon, his life and service.

The sorrowing parents have since received from the government the Victory Medal, which would have been the privilege of William to have worn and honored as a memorial of his service to his country. The Medal carries five bars as follows; Defensive Sector, Aisle-Manne, St Milhiel, Meuse-Argonne.

When the American Legion was organized at Humboldt, the Post was named The William H Crippen Post #62, in honor of this young soldier who was the first to give his life on the battlefield from this community.

Finally, there is left of the family to mourn their loss, the father, mother, six brothers and one sister besides the many who knew and loved the young man as a friend.

William H Crippen was killed on October 4, 1918, and was interred in the Humboldt Cemetery in August of 1921.

🎢 Humboldt, SD Farmer’s Elevator Company

Humboldt Farmer’s Elevator Company is a privately held company in Humboldt, SD and is a Single Location business which has been servicing the Humboldt area for over twenty years. The company provides the best products and services in the area which include handling of grain, bulk fuel, package feed, seed treatment and a full line of agronomy products and services.

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Humboldt, South Dakota
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Humboldt, South Dakota
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Humboldt, a town in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States has a population of 639 as of July 1, 2016. The primary coordinate point for Humboldt is located at latitude 43°38′42″N 97°4′28″W (43.644933, -97.074320) in Minnehaha County.
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