Zell, South Dakota was platted in 1886 and named in the honor of the Zell family; German immigrants that first settled this South Dakota land. One of the original buildings still standing in Zell is the convent and school that a brave group of nuns homesteaded.
Zell is one of South Dakotas small agricultural towns that is struggling to stay alive. The population over the years has dropped down below a 100 residents due to better roads and more opportunities for the younger people in larger towns.
Picture your next travel stop in Zell South Dakota!