Fun Facts about Pipestone

Population


  • In 2014: 4,156 (94% urban, 6% rural)

Location


  • Situated in Southwest Minnesota at the junction of State Highways 23, 30 and US 75.

Transportation Access


  • Pipestone is just 25 miles from Interstates I-29 and I-90
  • Local airport - 4300-foot runway
  • Commercial air service - Sioux Falls, SD
    • 45 miles from Pipestone

Education


  • Pipestone Area Middle/High School 
  • Brown Elementary School (Grades K-1st)
  • Hill Elementary School (Grades 2nd-4th)
     
    • Student to teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Post secondary: Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone
  • Southwest Minnesota State University - Marshall
    • 45 miles from Pipestone
  • Numerous public and private colleges are located in Sioux Falls, SD and Brookings, SD
    • 45 miles from Pipestone

Medical

 
  • Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic Avera - Clinic expansion to be completed in 2016