Greetings from Gregory

Welcome to Gregory

Welcome to the official website of the charming city of Gregory, South Dakota! We are thrilled to showcase our beautiful city, nestled in the heart of pheasant country and located at the junction of US Hwy 18 & 47 in south central South Dakota.

Gregory is a city steeped in history and tradition, known for its iconic Gorilla school mascot and its rich hunting culture. For those who love golf, Gregory boasts a 9-hole course located just east of town, perfect for a day of relaxation and fun. Whether you're a seasoned hunter or simply love the great outdoors, Gregory offers endless opportunities to indulge your passion.

For those who enjoy water activities, the scenic Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River is just a short 30-minute drive away. Its sparkling waters attract boaters and anglers from all over the region, making it a popular spot for recreational activities.

But Gregory is more than just a beautiful location. It's a thriving community that is home to a new hospital, clinic and long-term care facility, providing residents with top-quality medical care close to home. Gregory is a welcoming community where neighbors look out for one another and newcomers are always greeted with a warm smile. Whether you're a resident or just visiting, you'll find that Gregory is the perfect place to call home.

Thank you for visiting our website and we invite you to explore all that Gregory has to offer!

Population (2021): 1,189

Gregory, South Dakota is closely tied to the cultural geography and history of the area. But Gregory owes its existence to a presidential proclamation made in 1904, which opened up western Gregory County to settlement. Gregory continued to grow and prosper, making its mark as a service center for the farmers and ranchers in the area. The hospitality and service-oriented people of the community continued to cater to the residents of the area. Honest, hard-working people continue to make up the core of the area's population, making Gregory today a tremendous place to live and grow. The natural resources around Gregory, including pheasant hunting, continue to attract visitors from around the country. Source: Gregory Comprehensive Plan, 2011

Gregory County is a hunter’s paradise! The hunting season attracts a large number of sportsmen from across the nation and the area also hosts some of the finest deer hunting to be found in the country. The Gregory area not only boasts glorious hunting opportunities, but a long list of recreational activities as well. For boaters and campers, the Missouri River is only a mere 30 minute drive away, and one can experience the breathtaking scenery that adorns the river's banks. Lake Francis Case offers great fishing all year round with ample walleye, bass, catfish and perch.