Located on the eastern banks of the Missouri River, the town of Chamberlain, SD is a great place to call home. Local officials strive to maintain a high quality of life for local residents, which has allowed Chamberlain to become one of the most prosperous towns in the state. With approximately 2,400 residents, Chamberlain is a very close-knit community of families who enjoy the unique Native American culture of Brule County. Search for Chamberlain apartments for rent and find charm in the heart of South Dakota.
Chamberlain was founded in 1882 and named to honor Selah Chamberlain, a Milwaukee Railroad official. Today, the town's location at the crossroads of the Missouri River and Interstate 90 has gained it the reputation as the "Gateway to the Old West." With a vibrant business community and numerous recreation activities for fishing, hunting and boating, Chamberlain combines the best of modern and rural living. The town's excellent public education system, medical facilities and rich Native American culture make Chamberlain apartments the perfect home for families. Living in Chamberlain is also very affordable, as the town's cost of living index of 78.9 is significantly below the United States average.
Chamberlain's Akta Lakota Museum and Cultural Center allows residents to experience the history and culture of the Lakota Sioux tribe. The museum offers in-depth educational information, a gift shop and large selection of traditional art. The Native American Scenic Byway crosses through Chamberlain and allows visitors to enjoy the South Dakota Landscape via car, bicycle or on foot. The streets of Chamberlain come alive each fall with the River City Band Festival. Up to 20 marching bands perform for local residents to win awards in different categories.
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