• In Mitchell, your ideas are possible.

  • WORK

    Able to work remotely? Have the best of both worlds by keeping your job and living where you want.


    Who would believe Mitchell leads the country in technology with 100% broadband internet available and was awarded Top7 Intelligent Community by the Intelligent Community Forum.


    Mitchell is a like-minded business community. Your business isn’t alone in Mitchell. Our diverse economy supports both local and global companies. Join the ranks of Toshiba, Trail King, Innovative Systems, Vantage Point Solutions and more.


    Whether your product travels by trucks, trains or terabytes, Mitchell’s strategic location puts you on the road to revenues.


  • AKG

  • Mitchell is a BIG TOWN with a small town feel
  • LIVE

    Big city ammenities in a small town package! Life without city traffic means more time for the things you love. In Mitchell, you can live minutes within 50+ dining options, a full range of healcare services, collegiate athletics, and outdoor recreation options boasting gorgeous sunsets.


    Cost of living is 22.3% lower than the national average (bestplaces.net)

    #3 State for fiscal stability (US News)

    0% state income tax

    6.5% sales tax vs. 7.3% national average

    Median Zillow home value index: $166,192

    Average rent for a 1-bedroom home or apartment: $278 (bestplaces.net)

    Average rent for a 2-bedroom home or apartment: $765

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    Mitchell is home to a highly-skilled workforce and two post-graduate institutions. Mitchell Tech, is ranked #2 in the Nation for Tech College Systems. 


    Dakota Wesleyan University is a private 4-year institution offering more than 40 major and minor programs. In K-12, Mitchell students consistently beat state and national averages for student success.


    Mitchell has three private schools, Faith Bible School, John Paul II Elementary School and Mitchell Christian School. Mitchell School District is the public school system in Mitchell.













    From creative problem solving to leading the company of the future, we have pulled together different courses to help everyone navigate the changing world of work!







  • Mitchell is a thriving and surprising community where we outperform, outthink and outproduce other communities.

  • PLAY

    MHS Band Boat Parade at Lake Mitchell


    Mitchell welcomes residents to enjoy the best extracurricular activities in the region. Whether you are a fishing or hunting enthusiast or love watching a performance at the Mitchell Community Theater. Mitchell has entertainment year-round. Check out all of the arts, culture and entertainment Mitchell has to offer.


    The Plains of eastern South Dakota are home to one of the richest ringneck pheasant populations in North America. Bird hunters from across the United States flock to Mitchell area for pheasant hunting. Mitchell is ranked #2 in the state of South Dakota for natural environment and #1 for birds per hunter (US News).

    Plan your next hunt here in Mitchell.


    Locally owned sporting goods stores cater year-round to hunting, archery and fishing enthusiasts. In addition, Cabela's has an 80,000 square foot retail outlet in Mitchell that is part store, part wildlife museum, and part tourist attraction.



    Golf enthusiasts will love the two, 18-hole golf courses. Lake View Golf Course is a municipal golf course. Wild Oak Golf Course is also open to the public.













    Pepsi Cola Soccer Complex is home to 10 regulation-sized soccer fields, a concession building with restrooms and team locker rooms, and a beautiful outdoor gather area with several gazebos.



    Cadwell Sports Complex is host to the State Amateur Baseball Tournament and the double quad softball complex boasts some of the best softball facilities in the state of South Dakota.



    If you love the water, Lake Mitchell is the place for boating and fishing.

    Surrounded by 13 miles of hiking and biking trails in a beautiful tranquil setting, Lake Mitchell has something to offer everyone in the family.


    For those looking for an adrenaline rush, the BMX pump track pulses with energetic riders. Paddle boats, paddle boards, canoes and mountain bikes are available for rent.



    For swimming, water-sliding and sun-bathing lovers there is an outdoor and indoor aquatic center providing year round enjoyment. 



    With 14 city parks and more than 20 park shelters, there's always a place for a family picnic to follow up a fun day at the playground. Mitchell even has a park just for dogs.



    The World's Only Corn Palace, is one of a kind attraction, featuring murals made of corn, native grains and grasses. Each year the World's Only Corn Palace undergoes a majestic transformation, when some 325,000 colorful ears of corn are painstakingly sliced and nailed into place.

    Check in on the Corn Cam.







  • Mitchell Area Development Corporation