Owanka, South Dakota

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Owanka, South Dakota
Unincorporated community
Owanka is located in South Dakota
Location of Owanka in South Dakota.
Coordinates: 44°01′19″N 102°35′14″W / 44.021932°N 102.587283°W / 44.021932; -102.587283Coordinates: 44°01′19″N 102°35′14″W / 44.021932°N 102.587283°W / 44.021932; -102.587283
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Pennington
Population estimate from Rapid City Journal newspaper article[1]
 • Total 2
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 57767
Area code(s) 605

Owanka is an unincorporated community in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the United States Census Bureau, Owanka has been assigned the ZIP Code of 57767.

Now mostly a ghost town, a single family resides in Owanka.[2] In addition to those two people, several others reside outside the town limits.[1]

External Links[edit]

South Dakota Magazine offers a photo gallery of old Owanka buildings in this article reference:[3]


  1. ^ a b Owanka's few and faithful like the peace and quiet at the Wayback Machine (archived October 17, 2012)
  2. ^ What Happened To Owanka? at the Internet ArchivePDF (328KB)
  3. ^ Owanka Ghost Town at the Wayback Machine (archived April 23, 2014)