Howard is a city in Miner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 858 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Miner County.
Howard is located at 44°0′38″N 97°31′35″W / 44.01056°N 97.52639°W / 44.01056; -97.52639 (44.010422, -97.526435).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), all of it land.