Rowena (pronounced "roh-WEE'-nuh") is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place (CDP) in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. The population of the CDP was 68 at the 2020 census. It is located along South Dakota Highway 42.
Rowena is located at , just over one mile north of the border with Iowa, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Sioux Falls, and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of the Minnesota border, at an elevation of 1,437 feet. The ZIP Code is 57056.
- Mamie Van Doren, actress and singer
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- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rowena, South Dakota
- "U.S. Census Bureau: Rowena CDP, South Dakota". www.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2022.
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