Bristol is located in the western part of Day county, in South Dakota. The city is a result of a major railroad expansion that took place during the last decades of the 19th century. Named after the city in England, Bristol has a total area of about 1.5 sq. km, elevated at a height of about 1790 ft. above the ground level.
Bristol hosts the Zucchini Festival which is a famous event in the area. The Yellowstone trail is also located here. There are a number of lakes and prairies in the region which adds to the beauty of this small city. This further helps to attact a fairly large number of tourists in the area. Tourism is one of the major vocations of the people in the city. Other booming activities include the development of services to encourage the growign number of tourists.
T. Brokaw is a famous resident living in the area.