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South Dakota License Plates

The current base was introduced in January, 2006.

County allocations system. New formats 0AA 000, 00A 000, 00A A00, 00A AA0.

County 44 is now in 3 letters. After reaching 44Z Z99, they are now issuing in the 44A AA0 format.

Keith Dickson reports South Dakota was supposed to get new general issue plates in 2013. Now the state is saying 2016 for a new base.

Stickers

11 - black on red

12 - black on gold

13 - black on blue

14 - black on orange

15 - black on light green

16 - black on red

17 - black on blue

Standard Passenger Plates

1 - Minnehaha (Sioux Falls)

1Z2 327
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Keith Dickson - 4 Mar ’18

2 - Pennington (Rapid City)

2XB 249
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Johnathan Baker - 23 Sep ’15

3 - Brown (Aberdeen)

3GD 977
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Johnathan Baker - 2 Jan ’16

4 - Beadle (Huron)

4DN 705
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Keith Dickson - 22 May ’15

5 - Codington (Watertown)

5EU 475
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Keith Dickson - 27 Sep ’15

6 - Brookings (Brookings)

6ER 787
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Keith Dickson - 27 Sep ’15

7 - Yankton (Yankton)

7DU 402
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Willie C. Brock, Jr. - 19 Dec ’15

8 - Davison (Mitchell)

8DK 009
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Willie C. Brock, Jr. - 6 Jan ’16

9 - Lawrence (Spearfish) new

9D2 193
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Kyle Wasson - 19 Apr ’18

10 - Aurora (Plankinton)

10R 540
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Keith Dickson - 29 Apr ’14

11 - Bennett (Martin)

11R 271
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Keith Dickson - 13 May ’14

12 - Bon Homme (Tyndall)

12C J07
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Keith Dickson - 6 Jun ’15

13 - Brule (Chamberlain)

13Z 861
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Keith Dickson - 3 Sep ’15

14 - Buffalo (Gann Valley)

14H 566
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Keith Dickson - 20 May ’14

15 - Butte (Belle Fourche)

15L U19
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Andrew Osborne - 1 Jan ’16

16 - Campbell (Mound City)

16K 655
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Keith Dickson - 31 May ’14

17 - Charles Mix (Lake Andes)

17F H11
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Keith Dickson - 17 Dec ’15

18 - Clark (Clark)

18W 766
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Keith Dickson - 26 May ’15

19 - Clay (Vermillion)

19S B19
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Keith Dickson - 17 Dec ’15

20 - Corson (McIntosh)

20V 447
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Keith Dickson - 31 Mar ’14

21 - Custer (Custer)

21H K81
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Kyle Wasson - 21 Jul ’15

22 - Day (Webster)

22C T18
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Keith Dickson - 19 Oct ’15

23 - Deuel (Clear Lake)

23A F48
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Keith Dickson - 18 Nov ’15

24 - Dewey (Timber Lake)

24X 091
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Keith Dickson - 18 Nov ’13

25 - Douglas (Armour)

25V 847
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Keith Dickson - 13 Mar ’15

26 - Edmunds (Ipswich)

26D W42
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Andrew Osborne - 18 Aug ’12

27 - Fall River (Hot Springs)

27F X19
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- 16 Sep ’14

28 - Faulk (Faulkton)

28P 538
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Keith Dickson - 23 Aug ’14

29 - Grant (Milbank)

29E P34
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Keith Dickson - 3 Jun ’14

30 - Gregory (Burke)

30A V28
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Keith Dickson - 15 Oct ’15

31 - Haakon (Philip)

31N 400
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Keith Dickson - 27 Dec ’13

32 - Hamlin (Hayti)

32B R06
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Keith Dickson - 17 Dec ’15

33 - Hand (Miller)

33V 585
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Keith Dickson - 22 Oct ’15

34 - Hanson (Alexandria)

34A B84
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Keith Dickson - 6 Oct ’15

35 - Harding (Buffalo)

35L 940
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Andrew Osborne - 21 Dec ’15

36 - Hughes (Pierre)

36V G22
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Keith Dickson - 6 Nov ’15

37 - Hutchinson (Olivet)

37D M93
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Keith Dickson - 14 Dec ’15

38 - Hyde (Highmore)

38L 093
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Keith Dickson - 20 Dec ’13

39 - Jackson (Kadoka)

39N 506
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Keith Dickson - 17 Apr ’14

40 - Jerauld (Wessington Springs)

40N 431
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Keith Dickson - 5 Oct ’15

41 - Jones (Murdo)

41J 371
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Keith Dickson - 22 May ’15

42 - Kingsbury (De Smet)

42C H78
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Keith Dickson - 18 Sep ’15

43 - Lake (Madison)

43P P02
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Keith Dickson - 30 Oct ’15

44 - Lincoln (Canton)

44T MD8
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Keith Dickson - 14 Dec ’15

45 - Lyman (Kennebec)

45X 864
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Keith Dickson - 1 Apr ’15

46 - McCook (Salem)

46C Z70
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Keith Dickson - 18 Sep ’13

47 - McPherson (Leola)

47P 722
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Keith Dickson - 15 Oct ’15

48 - Marshall (Britton)

48Z 765
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Keith Dickson - 23 Aug ’13

49 - Meade (Sturgis)

49E TV7
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Johnathan Baker - 13 Oct ’15

50 - Mellette (White River)

50K 492
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Keith Dickson - 1 Aug ’14

51 - Miner (Howard)

51P 301
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Keith Dickson - 15 Mar ’14

52 - Moody (Flandreau)

52D M84
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Keith Dickson - 18 Sep ’15

53 - Perkins (Bison)

53V 767
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Keith Dickson - 30 Jul ’15

54 - Potter (Gettysburg)

54P 736
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Andrew Osborne - 2 Jan ’16

55 - Roberts (Sisseton)

55L X91
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Keith Dickson - 29 Apr ’15

56 - Sanborn (Woonsocket)

56R 590
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Keith Dickson - 21 Sep ’15

57 - Spink (Redfield)

57D M11
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Keith Dickson - 21 Jan ’14

58 - Stanley (Fort Pierre)

58S 857
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Keith Dickson - 22 May ’13

59 - Sully (Onida)

59L 341
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Keith Dickson - 27 Dec ’13

60 - Tripp (Winner)

60D K76
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Keith Dickson - 15 Oct ’15

61 - Turner (Parker)

61J L33
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Keith Dickson - 29 Apr ’15

62 - Union (Elk Point)

62A BK7
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Keith Dickson - 4 Dec ’15

63 - Walworth (Selby)

63B F79
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Keith Dickson - 3 Oct ’15

64 - Ziebach (Dupree)

64M 193
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Keith Dickson - 3 Oct ’15

65 - Shannon (Pine Ridge)

65D T72
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Keith Dickson - 12 May ’14

66 - Washabaugh

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67 - Todd

67C X59
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Keith Dickson - 23 Mar ’14

Non-passenger Plates

Commercial

09548 A
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Flat

Originally issued with C suffix. Appears to have progressed to A suffix after 99999 C.

Keith Dickson - 27 Sep ’15

Dealer

77 A306
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Dealer plates always use the 77 prefix. Truck Dealer plates use the 88 prefix, but those plates are more rare.

Upon reaching 77 9999, the series rolled over to 77 A001.

Keith Dickson - 18 Sep ’15

Handicapped

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DP
K426
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NOT on the new Rushmore (blue) base. Still on the 2000 base.

Willie C. Brock, Jr. - 24 Jan ’16

Motorcycle

MY1936
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New base, flat

Motorcycle Handicapped - D/P 224 As with standard Handicapped plates, this is flat, red letters, on the 2000 base. Looks just like standard Handicapped plates, just M/C sized.

Keith Dickson - 13 Mar ’15

National Guard

NG
9405
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Keith Dickson - 23 Aug ’13

Trailer

T777293
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Andrew Osborne - 1 Sep ’14

Specialty Plates

Bronze Star

G00059
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Plain white like the purple heart, with "South Dakota" in blue at the top, number in red, "Bronze Star" in bronze at the bottom. It has a picture of the Bronze star medal to the left of the serial number.

There is also a "Bronze Star With Valor" plate. Same style as the Bronze Star plate, but with the different slogan. High: F00006 2014-01-24 Keith Dickson

Keith Dickson - 29 Jul ’14

Disabled Veteran

4466
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Flat

These plates use a huge font for their serials, larger than any other currently in use in the United States.

Keith Dickson - 29 Sep ’15

Firefighter

FF6828
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Keith Dickson - 27 Sep ’15

Gold Star

GS033
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Similar to the specialty and Veteran plate but has a gold star with wreath.

Keith Dickson - 8 Apr ’15

Pearl Harbor Survivor

98
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Flat

Unique design, not like current or previous base.

Eric Sivertsen - 9 Apr ’08

Purple Heart

P1385
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Keith Dickson - 12 Jun ’14

Specials

F6777
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Specialty plates on the current base all use the same format, with a sticker at left to designate the cause.

Keith Dickson - 30 Dec ’15

Veteran

2143B
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Veteran plates are relatively new and, like the generic specialty plate and many non-passenger types, use a modified version of the 2006 passenger base, with Mt. Rushmore shrunk to the bottom of the plate rather than the background. Serial format: 1234A.

Keith Dickson - 28 Sep ’15