White Owl, South Dakota

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White Owl
Unincorporated community
White Owl is located in South Dakota
White Owl
White Owl
White Owl is located in the US
White Owl
White Owl
Location within the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°35′32″N 102°25′51″W / 44.59222°N 102.43083°W / 44.59222; -102.43083Coordinates: 44°35′32″N 102°25′51″W / 44.59222°N 102.43083°W / 44.59222; -102.43083
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Meade
Named for White Owl Creek
Elevation 2,792 ft (851 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 57792
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-71260[1]
GNIS feature ID 1258970[1]

White Owl (also Whiteowl) is an unincorporated community in east central Meade County, South Dakota, United States. It lies along Highway 34 55 miles (89 km) east of the city of Sturgis, the county seat.[2] Its elevation is 2,792 feet (851 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 57792.[3]

The community took its name from nearby White Owl Creek.[4]


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '05. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2005, p. 93.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 68.