is an unincorporated
, master-planned residential and commercial development covering about in Union County
in the extreme southeast corner of the U.S. state
of South Dakota
. The development is sandwiched between the Big Sioux River
and the Missouri River
. The nearest incorporated municipality is North Sioux City, South Dakota
, with which Dakota Dunes shares the zip code
57049. Dakota Dunes is about five miles west of downtown Sioux City, Iowa
.As of March 31, 2008, its population stood at 2,647.
Dakota Dunes has five main neighborhoods including the Country Club Estates, the Meadows, the Prairie, the Willows, and Upscale Apartment Living.
Dakota Dunes is owned and developed by MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company
of Des Moines, Iowa
, which unveiled plans for the community in 1988. The development is home to Dakota Dunes Country Club, a golf
course designed by Arnold Palmer
's design company. Two Rivers Golf Club, which existed as the Sioux City Boat Club prior to the existence of Dakota Dunes, is also nearby. KMEG
Fox-44 studios are also within the vicinity.
(In Flood Zone, but Astonished by High Water) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/31/us/31flood.html?hp