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Wewela, South Dakota
wiwíla
Unincorporated community
United Church of Christ in Wewela, South Dakota
United Church of Christ in Wewela, South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Tripp
Elevation 2,136 ft (651 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 605
GNIS feature ID 1258935

Wewela (Lakota: wiwíla; "A spring") is an unincorporated community in Tripp County, South Dakota, United States. Wewela is located on U.S. Route 183 near the Nebraska border south of Colome.

The community most likely was named for springs near the original town site, Wewela meaning "small spring" in the Sioux language.

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