Deadwood, South Dakota

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Deadwood (Lakota: Owáyasuta;[1] "To approve or confirm things") is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. It is named after the dead trees found in its gulch.[2] The population was 1,270 at the 2010 census. The entire city is a National Historic Landmark District, for its well-preserved Gold Rush-era architecture.

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  1. Ullrich, Jan F. (2014). New Lakota Dictionary (2nd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Lakota Language Consortium. ISBN 978-0-9761082-9-0.
  2. "Discover the History of the Real Deadwood, South Dakota".