Lead is a city located in Lawrence County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,027. Lead is located in western South Dakota, in the Black Hills near the Wyoming state line. The town was officially founded in 1876 after the discovery of gold. It is the site of the Homestake Mine, the largest gold mine in the United States.
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Chamber of CommerceFeatures information about area attractions, economic development, area businesses, dining and lodging, and school district information.
Resource Guide - City of LeadHistorical information and facts about the community.