Important Announcements



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Volunteer Fire Dept.

Upcoming Dates:

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

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.

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

City of Whitewood

Whitewood 8-10 Club
Whitewood Chamber of Commerce

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.


  • May 1st - May Day
  • May 5th - Mother Daughter Banquet - Hale Hall
  • May 13th - Mother's Day
  • May 7th - City Council meeting - 5:30 pm
  • May 11th - Whitewood Blood Drive - Hale Hall
  • May 21st - City Council Meeting - 5:30 pm
  • May 24th - Mayor's Luncheon - Mill Iron
  • June 2nd - Whitewood City-Wide Rummage Sale
  • June 4th - City Council Meeting - 5:30 pm
  • June 8th, 9th, & 10th - City Wide Cleanup Days
  • June 17th - Father's Day



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. 

Best Kept Secret in the Hills.....

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

Whitewood VFD Auxillary