St. Charles, South Dakota is a tiny little town thats growth was never spectacular and neither did it totally decline until recent years. St. Charles was part of the Gregory County land lottery in 1904. St. Charles was a rural town that catered to the farmers and ranchers in the area. The depression and droughts in the 1930s, along with paved highways to larger towns, started the steady decline.
Today all that remains of St Charles, South Dakota is a few residential homeplaces and the remnants of a log cabin filling station building, 1906 brick bank building and a few other business places abandoned over the years.
Picture your next travel stop in St Charles, South Dakota!