The Wood area is a town in Mellette County that was incorporated in 1929 located along State Route 44. The total population of the town of Wood is sixty-two people and the population density of the area is two hundred and forty-eight people per square mile. The town of Wood has a post office and an area zip code of 57585 and an area code of 605. The town of Wood is a relatively small place with a total area of .25 square miles of land at an elevation of two thousand one hundred and fifty-two feet above sea level. There are twenty-nine family households located within the town Wood and fifteen families residing there. The average age of residents of the town of Wood is roughly forty-three years old. The town of Wood is a mostly residential area and offers residents and visitors alike with a relaxing and comfortable environment to enjoy.