About Our Community

Vermillion is located in the Southeast corner of South Dakota near the intersection of Interstate 29 and South Dakota Highway 50. Home to the University of South Dakota, Vermillion also boasts an excellent school system, two clinics, and a hospital. Various recreation activities abound, including bike paths, four city parks, an 18-hole golf course and much more. There are also many arts and entertainment events, plus festivals that our city hosts throughout the year. 

Due to its location, Vermillion also offers easy access to and from surrounding communities in South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa. Recently, Vermillion has received attention for economic development and growth through their community-wide efforts to focus on job creation, housing needs, regional cooperation, as well as efforts to promote tourism and recreation in the area. Vermillion offers a quality work force and an environment that encourages innovation and progressive thinking. 


We welcome you to Vermillion and look forward to sharing everything that makes it a great place to live, learn, work, grow and play!