The City of West Okoboji is located in Dickinson County nestled between Arnolds Park and Wahpeton. The county is named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a lawyer and senator from New York. The community is on West Lake Okoboji, from which its name was taken. At one time, West Okoboji and Wahpeton were the same town, but separated in September of 1930. On this Web site you will find information for citizens, visitors and businesses interested in our community. Keep informed about City Hall happenings, local attractions, city services, and news about local events and celebrations. Local landmarks include Emerson Bay State Recreation Area, Garlock Slough Wildlife Management Area, Gilleys Beach, Jones Beach, Maywood Beach, and the West Okoboji Lake Wildlife Management Area.