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.
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.