Big Stone City is a city in Grant County, South Dakota. It has a total area of 1.2 square miles, all of which is land. It lies between the southern tip of Big Stone Lake and the northern bank of the Whetstone River.
Manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade and construction are the major commercial activities here. Big Stone City Elementary School and Big Stone City Junior High School are the local public schools. The closest hopital is the Ortonville Area Health Services, located about 5 miles away in Ortonville, Minnesota. The cost of living here is 17.30% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 31 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 72. Snowfall is about 26 inches annually.