Introduction to Watertown, South Dakota
Watertown is the county seat of Codington County. It is said that the areas was named after Watertown, New York. The city houses the Redlin Art Center, which houses a collection of many major art works created by Terry Redlin, one of the most popular wildlife artists in American history.
Watertown and nearby Attractions
- Kampeska Heritage Museum
- Oakwood Lakes State Park
- Bramble Park Zoo
- Codington County Heritage Museum
- Lake Area Zoological Society
- Redlin Art Center
Things To Do In Watertown
While in Watertown, one can plan a day trip to the Bramble Park Zoo, which has a wide variety of birds, mammals and reptiles from around the world. The Prairie Winds Golf Club is a great place for local golfers to enjoy a round. One may also visit historic sites like the Surveyor’s House and the Ingalls House. Local festivals include the Arts Festival, organized every September, and Nordefest, celebrated every October.
Air transportation is available from Huron Regional Airport.
Watertown Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at South Dakota State University, Northern State University and Southwest State University.