Place:Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota, United States


Alt namesScooptownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS46007059
Coordinates44.41°N 103.519°W
Located inMeade, South Dakota, United States
Contained Places
Bear Butte Cemetery
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Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 6,627 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Meade County and is named after Union General Samuel D. Sturgis.

Sturgis is notable as the location of one of the largest annual motorcycle events in the world, which is held on the first full week of August. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world migrate to this town during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Sturgis is also noted for hosting WCW's Hog Wild/Road Wild events in 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999.

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