White Lake, South Dakota was first known as Siding 36, because it was 36 miles from Mitchell. White Lake's name was changed several times and finally in 1882 White Lake was named for the nearby lake.
In 1935, White Lake, SD was the site of a successful landing of the hot air balloon, Explorer II, on Armistice Day. Today, White Lake is a small farming community that caters to the local farmers, provides motels and camping sites in the summer for the travelers and doubles in size in the fall with pheasant hunters.
Picture your next travel stop in White Lake South Dakota!
City of White Lake
PO Box 37
White Lake, SD 57383