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JD Hewitt


Owner, Supervising Broker

JD Hewitt is a native of South Dakota, raised on a ranch in the west-central SD. He attended South Dakota State University, earning an Associate Degree in Ag Studies with an emphasis in economics. After returning to the ranch for a time, he began a career in the banking industry while continuing in livestock production. Upon leaving the banking industry in 1991, he and his family leased and operated ranches in MT, WY, and SD. In 1999, JD and his wife Julie (who also holds an active license) purchased a 2/3rd interest in Walt Simons Real Estate in Sturgis, SD, and began operating Hewitt & Simons Realty. Upon Simons’ retirement in 2004, they assumed full ownership. JD and Julie continue to operate the business, with the addition of their sons, Tyson and Tanner Hewitt, and business associate Dan Todd. Hewitt Land Company strives to provide the highest quality service available in the real estate business. They take great care to serve with honesty and integrity to facilitate deals where everyone wins.

$3,529,500  •  910 acres
The Odenbach Bay Ranch is situated in a pristine setting where the Missouri River breaks collide with steep ravines and plateau ridge peaks covered in a mix of deciduous and cedar trees. The ranch is located approximately 6 miles north of Fairfax, SD. Comprised of 910 acres, the ranch is currently utilized as a working cattle ranch, but has an undeniable hunting element that places the Odenbach Bay Ranch next to any world class small game hunting property in South Dakota! Monster whitetail deer, turkey, grouse, water fowl, and a variety of fur bearing animals frequent the property. The ranch has a newer modular 2 bed 2 bath home located in the center of the property. With direct access to the river via Odenbach Bay, year-round hunting opportunities, and the ability to operate as a viable cattle operation, an offering like the Odenbach Bay Ranch is a rare find for the cattle man or avid hunter alike. Township 96 North, Range 68 West, 5th PM, Gregory County, South Dakota Section 14: 30.0 Acres W1/2SW1/4SW1/4; SE1/4SW1/4SW1/4 Section 22: 280.0 Acres E1/2NE1/4; SE1/4; SE1/4SW1/4 Section 23: 360.0 Acres W1/2NE1/4; NW1/4; NE1/4SW1/4; W1/2SW1/4 Section 27: 240.0 Acres NE1/4; E1/2NW1/4
Contact for Price  •  79.1 acres
This property has been owned and operated as a working ranch by the same family since the 70’s and presents a unique opportunity to acquire sizable acreages in the highly desirable Piedmont Valley. Amazing Black Hills views, great access, and both Elk Creek and Little Elk Creek traverse the property!
$2,500,000  •  480 acres
Located northeast of Waubay, SD, within reach of Enemy Swim Lake, you’ll find the Mendenhall Ranch. Opportunity to graze, potential to hay, and the ability to farm on productive soils make this a 480-acre ranch extremely versatile. High indexing 91 CPI soils on the 80-acre tillable field; 65 CPI average on the balance. Grasses on the Mendenhall Ranch range from the silty loam gamma grasses to blue stem, orchard, and even some western wheat grass. The variety makes for a well bedded system that supports growth all year during the growing season. Traditionally operated as a cow/calf ranch and calving unit, the strong grasses are well-suited for livestock production. With the improved corral system, barn space, wind break, and feed production capabilities of the Mendenhall Ranch, we invite you to consider the Mendenhall Ranch.
$3,570,000  •  4,079.64 acres
The Thunder Butte Grassland consists of 4,079+/- acres of excellent grass, pipeline water, several reservoirs, spring-fed creeks and draws, and is well fenced and cross-fenced. Also, an additional 640 SD State Lease is potentially available. This remarkable ranch property is exceptionally well grassed and watered and has been in the same ownership and management for over 60 years!
$240,000  •  80 acres
Premier location with ag feed production, potential homesite, and great access. Purchase the property in its entirety or 40 acre parcels! The Rolling T Farmland is an 80-acre offering that could also be offered in 40 acre parcels. Virtually all of the acres are tillable excluding a portion of irrigation ditches running through the property. The property utilizes 32.6 irrigated acres by way of the Belle Fourche Irrigation district. This is an opportunity to purchase dual use property, with tremendous access and a premier location, continue ag feed production or utilize the property for a homesite that affords you room to breathe while yet enjoying the comforts and conveniences of being within walking distance to the town of Newell. Also bordering the property on the west side is the Newell golf course, a wonderful 9 hole, 36 par course built and maintained since 1968. The Rolling T Farmland is readily available and reasonably priced for your consideration at $240,000 for the total 80 acres or just $120,000 for 40 acres!
$997,000  •  25.19 acres
The Baumberger Ranchette is as clean and well-put-together offering as you could find. From well-manicured trees and meticulous lawn care, to maintenance of buildings and driveway, the property is in fabulous shape. The ranchette has served as a primary home for the last 30 years and has been taken care of as such. Horses are welcome on this property, which includes light covenants. Improvements include a comfortable 2,775 square foot, 4 bed 2 bath home with a two-car attached garage. Also on the property is a 2,970 square foot shop with a living area that includes 2 bathrooms, commons area, and a second story living area that comfortably sleeps 9 guests in 3 separated rooms. There are numerous other outbuildings and covered areas for vehicle storage as well as a covered outdoor fire pit. The famed Buffalo Chip campground is a short 5 miles to the north and the city of Sturgis only 8 miles. The Baumberger Ranchette is offered for your consideration at the reasonable asking price of $1,150,000.
Contact for Price  •  155.75 acres
Highly productive farmland with exceptional access, shelter belt and water. The property has been held in the same family for over 100 years!
$3,500,000  •  733.68 acres
The Lame Johnny Ranch is a local recreational gem! Transected by Lame Johnny Creek, the Cheyenne River, and replete with live water springs, this property is a wildlife mecca! A diverse enclave of wildlife habitat, pivot irrigated cropland, rugged grassland with a comfortable lodge, the Lame Johnny Ranch is well-suited for both livestock and recreational pursuits. Don't miss this opportunity- they just don't come any more inviting!
Contact for Price  •  478 acres
Overlooking the beautiful White River Drainage, this terrific parcel of grass is an excellent ranch land opportunity. Features include wooded draws, solar powered water well, well managed grass, great access. Ideally suited for grazing, hunting, or the solid land ownership investment!
Hewitt Land Company
Hewitt Land Company
JD Hewitt
JD Hewitt
909 St. Joseph St.
Rapid City, SD 57701

Mobile: 605-347-1100
Office: 605-791-2300
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