Artesian is a town in Sanborn County, South Dakota. It has a total area of 0.6 square miles, all of which is land.
Agriculture and related activities, tourism and construction are the major commercial activities here. Artesian Elementary School and Upland Colony School are the local public schools. The closest hopital is the Avera Queen of Peace, located about 24 miles away in Mitchell. The cost of living here is 18.20% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 22 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 68. Snowfall is about 31 inches annually.