Watauga, South Dakota

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Watauga, South Dakota
Unincorporated community
Watauga is located in South Dakota
Watauga is located in the US
Coordinates: 45°55′11″N 101°31′33″W / 45.91972°N 101.52583°W / 45.91972; -101.52583Coordinates: 45°55′11″N 101°31′33″W / 45.91972°N 101.52583°W / 45.91972; -101.52583
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Corson
 • Total 15.9 sq mi (41.1 km2)
 • Land 15.9 sq mi (41.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,247 ft (685 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 29
 • Density 1.8/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 57660
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-69260[1]
GNIS feature ID 1269120[2]

Watauga is an unincorporated community in Corson County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Watauga has been assigned the ZIP code of 57660.

Watauga is a name derived from the Sioux language meaning "foam".[3]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 68.