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Rowena (pronounced "roh-WEE'-nuh") is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. The population of the CDP was 68 at the 2020 census. It is located along South Dakota Highway 42.

Rowena is located at 43°31′13″N 96°33′20″W / 43.52028°N 96.55556°W / 43.52028; -96.55556, just over one mile north of the border with Iowa, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Sioux Falls, and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of the Minnesota border, at an elevation of 1,411 feet (430 m). The ZIP Code is 57056.


The community has the name of Rowena, a character in the novel Ivanhoe.

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