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Surprise Valley is a township in Mellette County.
The latitude of Surprise Valley is 43.475N. The longitude is -101.98W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,936 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Surprise Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mellette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57566 ZIP code.
33% of Surprise Valley residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Surprise Valley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Surprise Valley was $10,508, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Mellette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Surprise Valley political report.
The average commute time for Surprise Valley workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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