Webster was named after James Perry Webster, who came to the area in June 1880 from Ohio. The town was platted in 1881 and incorporated as a village in 1885. It was incorporated as a city in 1895 with an estimated population of 500.

Today, Webster is home to nearly 2,000 people, the county seat and the hub for several surrounding communities.

Old  Main Street Webster

Webster Area Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1209 Main Street, Suite 1, PO Box 123, Webster, SD 57274
Toll-Free: (888)571-7582
Phone: (605)345-4668
Email: Contact
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