The City of Pipestone is located in the SW corner of MN and is the County Seat of Pipestone County. We are located just 50 miles NE of Sioux Falls, SD, 200 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul and 240 miles from Omaha, NE. Pipestone County, was originally a stretch of rich upland prairie. Ecologically, our region is known as the Tall Grass Prairie. It was virtually devoid of trees, with native grasses growing as tall as 6 to 8 feet throughout much of the county.