Akaska is a town in Walworth County, South Dakota. It has a total area of 0.7 square miles, all of which is land. The name is from a Native American language, meaning "uncertain". It was founded as a railway town in 1907.
Sales and services and arts and recreational options are the major contributors to the local economy. The closest hopital is the Holy Infant Hospital, located about 15 miles away in Hoven. The cost of living here is 18.30% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 18 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 77. Snowfall is about 30 inches annually.