About Wanblee, South Dakota

Wanblee (Lakota: Wa?blí Ho?pi ) is a census-designated place on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, located in Jackson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 725 at the 2010 census, virtually all of whom are members of the Oglala band of Lakota Sioux. Wanbli is the Lakota word for eagle and the town was named for its proximity to Wanbli hohpi paha (Eagle Nest Butte). Wanblee is a few miles directly northeast of the North American continental pole of inaccessibility.

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Wanblee Facts

  • Population Total: 725
  • Square Miles: 2.2
  • Area Code: 605
  • Elevation: 2638
  • Postal Codes: 57577
  • Timezone: Mountain