Wewela, South Dakota
|Wewela, South Dakota
United Church of Christ in Wewela, South Dakota
|Elevation||2,136 ft (651 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1258935|
The community most likely was named for springs near the original town site, Wewela meaning "small spring" in the Sioux language.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Bright, William (2004). Native American Placenames of the United States. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 563.
- Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 68.
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