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Living Here

Welcome to Irene, South Dakota. We are a small hometown community with a population of 441, organized in 1893. Irene is located in 3 counties (Clay, Turner, and Yankton).  


Irene is  located on SD Highway 46 southwest of Sioux Falls by  55 miles and northeast of Yankton by approximately 30 miles. 



Irene offers a small town atmosphere with low crime and family friendly neighborhoods.  Our town offers churches, parks, a golf course, public school, community center, insurance agencies, gas/convenience store, a full service bank, as well as many other businesses.  

125th Celebration

In 2018 Irene celebrated it's 125th Anniversary in June.  There was a parade, street dance, beverage tent, food vendors, kids' activities, volleyball, basketball and golf tournaments, fireworks, a museum, and the Irene Rodeo. 

It was a great success and good times were had by all.  Many alumni and past residents visited and reminisced about the past.  


A look into the past..

The history of Irene. Take a look at what our community used to look like!

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