Dell Rapids has a total area of about 5.5 sq. kms., located at an elevated height of about 1510 ft. above the sea level. Dell Rapids is located within the area of Minnehaha County in South Dakota. The town is popularly known as "the little city with big attractions." There are two types of school systems in Dell Rapids, public and private. Other local residents are engaged in tourism, health care and retail activities in and around the region.