Watertown Mall, Watertown, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets
N 44° 53.308 W 097° 05.786
14T E 650321 N 4972323
Quick Description: Located on US Highway 212 in Watertown, SD
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2011 10:45:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMD1TP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 1

Long Description:
This mall is strategically located on US 212 toward the east central part of the city, just a short distance from I-29. US 212 is one of the busiest roadways in the eastern side of the state and the portion that goes through Watertown is extremely busy, making the traffic congestion even worse.

Watertown is a city in and the county seat of Codington County, South Dakota. The population was 21,482 at the 2010 census.

Watertown is home to the Redlin Art Center which houses many of the original art works produced by Terry Redlin, one of America's most popular wildlife artists. Watertown also is home to the Bramble Park Zoo.

Watertown was founded in 1879 as a rail terminus when the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad re-activated part of a line it had constructed to Lake Kampeska. The city was named after Watertown, New York, the hometown of John E. Kemp, one of the city's founders. Watertown prospered as a transportation hub after the railroads had been extended further west during the 1880s. Along with several other cities, Watertown had been a candidate as capital of the new state of South Dakota, although it lost out to the more centrally located Pierre. The city's current newspaper, the Watertown Public Opinion, began publishing in 1887.

In mid 20th century, Interstate 29 was constructed through eastern South Dakota. The route included a slight bend to bring the highway closer to Watertown. The interstate's construction has been a major economic benefit to the larger communities along its route, including Watertown.
Movie Theater: no

Food Court: no

Anchor stores (if any) and their coordinates:
JC Penny Herbergers Dunham Sports

Number of stores in the mall.: 30

Does the mall have an arcade?: Does

10 am to 9 pm

The malls address: 1300 9th Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201

Visit Instructions:
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