Frequently Asked Questions about De Smet

In this section, you will find answers to some of the most common questions asked about visiting and living in the community of De Smet. Should you not find what you are looking for, or you desire further information, please contact Rita at (605) 854- 203-0216.

Is the De Smet Event & Wellness Center open to the public?
Yes, our event center is open to the public. We have conference and meeting rooms that can be booked and reserved for various events. The walking track is free for anyone to use. The Carmon Wellness Center does require the purchase of a membership. Daily, monthly and yearly memberships are available for individuals, families etc. Please call the center at (605) 854-6060 for more information.

What is the enrollment in De Smet's public schools?
Currently, enrollment at De Smet High School (grades 6-12) is 175 students.

What is the population of De Smet? »
According to the 2000 census, De Smet's population was 1086.

Who has information on housing in De Smet?
For information on housing call the De Smet housing authority at (605) 854-3213, the city of De Smet at (605) 854-3731 or American Bank & Trust at (605) 854-3321. Feel free to visit our real estate page for current listings.

Is the De Smet Country Club open to the public?
Yes, the De Smet Country Club is open to everyone and no purchase of membership is required. The Country Club includes the restaurant Nine 'n Dine. Call the country club directly at (605) 854-3134 for more information.

When is the De Smet city hall open?
City Hall, located at 106 Calumet Ave (Main Street), is open from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays. Please call city hall at (605) 854-3731.

Who do I call for utility hookups?

City of De Smet (water/sewer/garbage)
(605) 854-3731
NorthWestern Energy (natural gas)
1 (800) 255-6977
Ottertail Power Company (electrical)
1 (800) 257-4044
Kingsbury Eletric Cooperative
(605) 854-3522
Century Link (telephone & internet)
(800) 244-1111
Qwest (telephone)
1 (800) 244-1111
Mediacom (cable tv & internet)
1 (800) 529-1250
Cook's Wastepaper & Recycling
1 (877) 715-3640
SD One Call
1 (800) 7810-7474 or 811