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Okaton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jones County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36. Okaton has a closed school, a tourist ghost town, a gas station, and a crumbling grain elevator on the nearby seemingly abandoned Dakota Southern Railroad.
Okaton is located at 43°53′13″N 100°53′33″W / 43.88694°N 100.8925°W / 43.88694; -100.8925 (43.88706, -100.89239).
According to the United States Census Bureau, Okaton has a total area of 29.8 square miles (77 km), of which, 29.8 square miles (77 km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km) of it (0.10%) is water.
Okaton has been assigned the ZIP code 57562.
As of the census of 2000, there were 29 people, 14 households, and 7 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1.0 people per square mile (0.4/km²). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 0.6/sq mi (0.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.86% White, 20.69% from two or more races, and 3.45% Pacific…

Okaton SD Skateboard Lessons!

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Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found there are 18.5 million skaters in the world. 85 percent of…