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General Information

Population: 144 (based on 2010 Census)

Carthage is located in central eastern South Dakota. It is the second largest town in Miner County.

Driving distance from major South Dakota cities (in miles):
Huron — 40
Madison — 41
Mitchell — 48
Brookings — 64
Watertown — 80
Sioux Falls — 90
Yankton — 108
Aberdeen — 141
Vermillion — 148
Rapid City — 324

Carthage is home to Lake Carthage, a man-made lake which offers fishing, swimming, boating, and camping.

Major Industries
Carthage's industries, like most of the surrounding area, are highly dependent on agriculture.

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