Brookings is the city in as well as the county seat of Brookings County, South Dakota. Home to a population of over 22,000 residents, Brookings sits as the fourth-largest city in the state of South Dakota by total population. Brookings is the home of South Dakota State University, which is the largest institution of higher learning in the entire state of South Dakota, and it is also the location of the headquarters of several major manufacturing and agricultural companies. It just so happens that education, manufacturing and agriculture make up a significant portion of the city’s overall economy.
Brookings was first settled as a town called Medary as early as 1857, but the area was abandoned for over a decade due to the presence of hostile Native Americans in the region. It was refounded in the late 1860’s and was named Medary once again, but the coming of the railroad – which was planned to pass too far from Medary to be of any immediate benefit – changed that. City leaders decided to move closer to the railroad, and the town was named Brookings after one of the early pioneers to settle in South Dakota. Brookings was incorporated in 1883 and the city has continued to grow, albeit slowly.
During the summer months temperatures usually get into the upper 70’s and lower 80’s on average, with overnight lows usually falling down into the mid-to-upper 50’s. Winter temperatures, on the other hand, are a far different tale, and have a much larger impact on your auto transport services into or out of Brookings. With winter comes snow, and in Brookings it tends to come in bunches. Average daily highs only reach into the low-to-mid 20’s, while lows often fall down into the single digits, oftentimes barely above zero. This can cause problems for auto transport trucks, and thus winter shipping services are typically more expensive and take longer to find a carrier due to the constant terrible weather.
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