City of Whitewood

Volunteer Fire Dept.

Whitewood finest citizens that have volunteered to dedicate their time in helping the city of Whitewood remain safe.


  • December 6 - Planning/Zoning Meeting @ 7:00 pm
  • December 7 - WW Festival of Trees @ 5:30 pm
  • December 15 - Elementary School Program @ 7:00 pm
  • December 16 - Parade of Lights
  • December 18 - City Council Meeting @ 5:30 pm
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 25 - Christmas Day - City Offices Closed
  • December 31 - New Years Eve
  • January 1 - New Years Day - City Offices Closed


Best Kept Secret in the Hills.....

Whitewood Chamber of Commerce

Did you know that there are two sides to every story....?

How did Whitewood get its name..........you say? One story states that "Whitewood" comes from the Teton Sioux name of "Wak Pala-Snow Ska" or "Running Water-Whitewood." The second story states that Whitewood got its name for the abundance of birch and aspen trees in the area. Making what Whitewood is today, a small quaint community nestled in the middle of the Black Hills. 

Whitewood VFD Auxillary

Upcoming Dates:

A group of local Whitewood ladies that dedicate their time in taking care of the beautiful vegetation in Whitewood as well as offering a scholarship annually to two outstanding graduating students.

Click above Image to browse upcoming & new Whitewood Library's ebook titles.

Historical Facts:

On May 15, 1888, Whitewood became an incorporated town. In the beginning, Whitewood was made up of a few buildings. A few of those buildings were a Methodist church, Lutheran church,  & Grimsbo Hall which was purchased by Albert Grimsbo. In Whitewood's early years of incorporation it was known as the "breadbasket" because of its abundance of fruit and vegetable gardens made by Whitewood residents.

A business led civic and economic advancement volunteer based organization working collectively to better Whitewood and its surrounding communities.

Whitewood 8-10 Club

Local Whitewood Volunteer Group dedicated to help the community of Whitewood as well as our local volunteer fire department. 

Important Announcements

WHITEWOOD FESTIVAL OF TREES

DECEMBER 7th

AT FIRE HALL WITH SOCIAL HOUR @ 5:30 pm