List of counties in South Dakota: Wikis

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There are 66 counties in the U.S. state of South Dakota with FIPS codes, and includes an outline map of the state and a map showing the population density of the counties.

South Dakota's postal abbreviation is SD and its FIPS state code is 46.

Contents

Table of counties

County
FIPS Code
[1]
County seat
[2]
Established
[2]
Formed from
Etymology
Population
[2]
Area
[2]
Map
Aurora County 003 Plankinton 1881 Cragin and Wetmore counties Aurora, Roman goddess of dawn &0000000000003058.0000003,058 &0000000000000708.000000708 sq mi
(&0000000000001834.0000001,834 km2)
State map highlighting Aurora County
Beadle County 005 Huron 1879 Buchard, Clark, Kingsbury, and Spink counties William Henry Harrison Beadle &0000000000017023.00000017,023 &0000000000001259.0000001,259 sq mi
(&0000000000003261.0000003,261 km2)
State map highlighting Beadle County
Bennett County 007 Martin 1909 Lugenbeel, Shannon, Washabaugh, and Washington counties Granville G. Bennett, justice of the Supreme Court for the Dakota Territory &0000000000003574.0000003,574 &0000000000001185.0000001,185 sq mi
(&0000000000003069.0000003,069 km2)
State map highlighting Bennett County
Bon Homme County 009 Tyndall 1862 Unorganized territory French word meaning "good man" &0000000000007260.0000007,260 &0000000000000563.000000563 sq mi
(&0000000000001458.0000001,458 km2)
State map highlighting Bon Homme County
Brookings County 011 Brookings 1862 Unorganized territory Wilmot Brookings, pioneer judge &0000000000028220.00000028,220 &0000000000000794.000000794 sq mi
(&0000000000002056.0000002,056 km2)
State map highlighting Brookings County
Brown County 013 Aberdeen 1879 Beadle County Alfred Brown, territorial legislator &0000000000035460.00000035,460 &0000000000001713.0000001,713 sq mi
(&0000000000004437.0000004,437 km2)
State map highlighting Brown County
Brule County 015 Chamberlain 1875 Charles Mix County Brulé Sioux Native Americans &0000000000005364.0000005,364 &0000000000000819.000000819 sq mi
(&0000000000002121.0000002,121 km2)
State map highlighting Brule County
Buffalo County 017 Gann Valley 1873 Unorganized territory American Bison &0000000000002032.0000002,032 &0000000000000471.000000471 sq mi
(&0000000000001220.0000001,220 km2)
State map highlighting Buffalo County
Butte County 019 Belle Fourche 1883 Harding Buttes in the region &0000000000009094.0000009,094 &0000000000002249.0000002,249 sq mi
(&0000000000005825.0000005,825 km2)
State map highlighting Butte County
Campbell County 021 Mound City 1873 Buffalo Newton B. Campbell, territorial legislator &0000000000001782.0000001,782 &0000000000000736.000000736 sq mi
(&0000000000001906.0000001,906 km2)
State map highlighting Campbell County
Charles Mix County 023 Lake Andes 1862 Unorganized territory Charles E Mix, commisioner of Indian Affairs &0000000000009350.0000009,350 &0000000000001098.0000001,098 sq mi
(&0000000000002844.0000002,844 km2)
State map highlighting Charles Mix County
Clark County 025 Clark 1873 Hanson Newton Clark, territorial legislator &0000000000004143.0000004,143 &0000000000000958.000000958 sq mi
(&0000000000002481.0000002,481 km2)
State map highlighting Clark County
Clay County 027 Vermillion 1862 Unorganized territory Henry Clay &0000000000013537.00000013,537 &0000000000000412.000000412 sq mi
(&0000000000001067.0000001,067 km2)
State map highlighting Clay County
Codington County 029 Watertown 1877 Indian lands Reverend G.S. Codington &0000000000025897.00000025,897 &0000000000000688.000000688 sq mi
(&0000000000001782.0000001,782 km2)
State map highlighting Codington County
Corson County 031 McIntosh 1909 Indian lands Dighton Corson, a Justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court &0000000000004181.0000004,181 &0000000000002473.0000002,473 sq mi
(&0000000000006405.0000006,405 km2)
State map highlighting Corson County
Custer County 033 Custer 1875 Indian lands General George Armstrong Custer &0000000000007275.0000007,275 &0000000000001558.0000001,558 sq mi
(&0000000000004035.0000004,035 km2)
State map highlighting Custer County
Davison County 035 Mitchell 1873 Hanson Henry C. Davison, early resident of county &0000000000018741.00000018,741 &0000000000000436.000000436 sq mi
(&0000000000001129.0000001,129 km2)
State map highlighting Davison County
Day County 037 Webster 1879 Clark Merrit H. Day, territorial legislator &0000000000006267.0000006,267 &0000000000001029.0000001,029 sq mi
(&0000000000002665.0000002,665 km2)
State map highlighting Day County
Deuel County 039 Clear Lake 1862 Brookings Jacob S. Deuel, pioneer legislator &0000000000004498.0000004,498 &0000000000000624.000000624 sq mi
(&0000000000001616.0000001,616 km2)
State map highlighting Deuel County
Dewey County 041 Timber Lake 1873 Armstrong County and Indian lands William P. Dewey, territorial surveyor-general &0000000000005972.0000005,972 &0000000000002303.0000002,303 sq mi
(&0000000000005965.0000005,965 km2)
State map highlighting Dewey County
Douglas County 043 Armour 1873 Charles Mix Stephen A. Douglas &0000000000003458.0000003,458 &0000000000000434.000000434 sq mi
(&0000000000001124.0000001,124 km2)
State map highlighting Douglas County
Edmunds County 045 Ipswich 1873 Buffalo Newton Edmunds, Governor of Dakota Territory &0000000000004367.0000004,367 &0000000000001146.0000001,146 sq mi
(&0000000000002968.0000002,968 km2)
State map highlighting Edmunds County
Fall River County 047 Hot Springs 1883 Custer Fall River &0000000000007453.0000007,453 &0000000000001740.0000001,740 sq mi
(&0000000000004507.0000004,507 km2)
State map highlighting Fall River County
Faulk County 049 Faulkton 1873 Unorganized lands Andrew Jackson Faulk, Governor of Dakota Territory &0000000000002640.0000002,640 &0000000000001000.0000001,000 sq mi
(&0000000000002590.0000002,590 km2)
State map highlighting Faulk County
Grant County 051 Milbank 1873 Codington and Deuel counties Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. President and American Civil War general &0000000000007847.0000007,847 &0000000000000682.000000682 sq mi
(&0000000000001766.0000001,766 km2)
State map highlighting Grant County
Gregory County 053 Burke 1862 Unorganized territory John Shaw Gregory, territorial legislator &0000000000004792.0000004,792 &0000000000001016.0000001,016 sq mi
(&0000000000002631.0000002,631 km2)
State map highlighting Gregory County
Haakon County 055 Philip 1914 Stanley County King Haakon VII of Norway &0000000000002196.0000002,196 &0000000000001813.0000001,813 sq mi
(&0000000000004696.0000004,696 km2)
State map highlighting Haakon County
Hamlin County 057 Hayti 1873 Deuel County Hannibal Hamlin, Vice-President and United States Senator &0000000000005540.0000005,540 &0000000000000511.000000511 sq mi
(&0000000000001323.0000001,323 km2)
State map highlighting Hamlin County
Hand County 059 Miller 1873 Buffalo County George H. Hand, territorial official &0000000000003741.0000003,741 &0000000000001437.0000001,437 sq mi
(&0000000000003722.0000003,722 km2)
State map highlighting Hand County
Hanson County 061 Alexandria 1873 Buffalo and Deuel counties Joseph R. Hanson &0000000000003139.0000003,139 &0000000000000435.000000435 sq mi
(&0000000000001127.0000001,127 km2)
State map highlighting Hanson County
Harding County 063 Buffalo 1909 Unorganized lands J.A. Harding &0000000000001353.0000001,353 &0000000000002671.0000002,671 sq mi
(&0000000000006918.0000006,918 km2)
State map highlighting Harding County
Hughes County 065 Pierre 1880 Buffalo County Alexander Hughes &0000000000016481.00000016,481 &0000000000000741.000000741 sq mi
(&0000000000001919.0000001,919 km2)
State map highlighting Hughes County
Hutchinson County 067 Olivet 1862 Unorganized territory John Hutchinson &0000000000008075.0000008,075 &0000000000000813.000000813 sq mi
(&0000000000002106.0000002,106 km2)
State map highlighting Hutchinson County
Hyde County 069 Highmore 1873 Buffalo County James Hyde &0000000000001671.0000001,671 &0000000000000861.000000861 sq mi
(&0000000000002230.0000002,230 km2)
State map highlighting Hyde County
Jackson County 071 Kadoka 1914 Stanley County J.R. Jackson &0000000000002930.0000002,930 &0000000000001869.0000001,869 sq mi
(&0000000000004841.0000004,841 km2)
State map highlighting Jackson County
Jerauld County 073 Wessington Springs 1883 Aurora County H.A. Jerauld &0000000000002295.0000002,295 &0000000000000530.000000530 sq mi
(&0000000000001373.0000001,373 km2)
State map highlighting Jerauld County
Jones County 075 Murdo 1916 Lyman County Jones County Iowa &0000000000001193.0000001,193 &0000000000000971.000000971 sq mi
(&0000000000002515.0000002,515 km2)
State map highlighting Jones County
Kingsbury County 077 De Smet 1873 Hanson County George W. Kingsbury and T.A. Kingsbury &0000000000005815.0000005,815 &0000000000000838.000000838 sq mi
(&0000000000002170.0000002,170 km2)
State map highlighting Kingsbury County
Lake County 079 Madison 1873 Brookings and Hanson counties lakes within the county &0000000000011276.00000011,276 &0000000000000563.000000563 sq mi
(&0000000000001458.0000001,458 km2)
State map highlighting Lake County
Lawrence County 081 Deadwood 1875 Unorganized territory John Lawrence &0000000000021802.00000021,802 &0000000000000800.000000800 sq mi
(&0000000000002072.0000002,072 km2)
State map highlighting Lawrence County
Lincoln County 083 Canton 1867 Unorganized territory Lincoln County, Maine &0000000000024131.00000024,131 &0000000000000578.000000578 sq mi
(&0000000000001497.0000001,497 km2)
State map highlighting Lincoln County
Lyman County 085 Kennebec 1873 Unorganized territory W.P. Lyman &0000000000003895.0000003,895 &0000000000001640.0000001,640 sq mi
(&0000000000004248.0000004,248 km2)
State map highlighting Lyman County
Marshall County 091 Britton 1885 Day County Marshall Vincent &0000000000004576.0000004,576 &0000000000000839.000000839 sq mi
(&0000000000002173.0000002,173 km2)
State map highlighting Marshall County
McCook County 087 Salem 1873 Hanson County Edwin McCook &0000000000005832.0000005,832 &0000000000000575.000000575 sq mi
(&0000000000001489.0000001,489 km2)
State map highlighting McCook County
McPherson County 089 Leola 1873 Buffalo County James B. McPherson &0000000000002904.0000002,904 &0000000000001137.0000001,137 sq mi
(&0000000000002945.0000002,945 km2)
State map highlighting McPherson County
Meade County 093 Sturgis 1889 Lawrence County George Meade &0000000000024253.00000024,253 &0000000000003471.0000003,471 sq mi
(&0000000000008990.0000008,990 km2)
State map highlighting Meade County
Mellette County 095 White River 1909 Lyman County Arthur C. Mellette &0000000000002083.0000002,083 &0000000000001307.0000001,307 sq mi
(&0000000000003385.0000003,385 km2)
State map highlighting Mellette County
Miner County 097 Howard 1873 Hanson County Nelson Miner and Ephriam Miner &0000000000002884.0000002,884 &0000000000000570.000000570 sq mi
(&0000000000001476.0000001,476 km2)
State map highlighting Miner County
Minnehaha County 099 Sioux Falls 1862 Unorganized territory Native American for waterfall &0000000000148281.000000148,281 &0000000000000809.000000809 sq mi
(&0000000000002095.0000002,095 km2)
State map highlighting Minnehaha County
Moody County 101 Flandreau 1873 Brookings and Minnehaha counties Gideon C. Moody &0000000000006595.0000006,595 &0000000000000520.000000520 sq mi
(&0000000000001347.0000001,347 km2)
State map highlighting Moody County
Pennington County 103 Rapid City 1875 Unorganized territory John L. Pennington &0000000000088565.00000088,565 &0000000000002776.0000002,776 sq mi
(&0000000000007190.0000007,190 km2)
State map highlighting Pennington County
Perkins County 105 Bison 1909 Butte and Harding counties Henry E. Perkins &0000000000003363.0000003,363 &0000000000002872.0000002,872 sq mi
(&0000000000007438.0000007,438 km2)
State map highlighting Perkins County
Potter County 107 Gettysburg 1875 Buffalo County Joel A. Potter &0000000000002693.0000002,693 &0000000000000866.000000866 sq mi
(&0000000000002243.0000002,243 km2)
State map highlighting Potter County
Roberts County 109 Sisseton 1883 Grant County S.G. Roberts &0000000000010016.00000010,016 &0000000000001101.0000001,101 sq mi
(&0000000000002852.0000002,852 km2)
State map highlighting Roberts County
Sanborn County 111 Woonsocket 1883 Miner County George W. Sanborn &0000000000002675.0000002,675 &0000000000000569.000000569 sq mi
(&0000000000001474.0000001,474 km2)
State map highlighting Sanborn County
Shannon County 113 Hot Springs 1875 Fall River County Peter Shannon &0000000000012466.00000012,466 &0000000000002094.0000002,094 sq mi
(&0000000000005423.0000005,423 km2)
State map highlighting Shannon County
Spink County 115 Redfield 1873 Hanson County S.L. Spink &0000000000007454.0000007,454 &0000000000001504.0000001,504 sq mi
(&0000000000003895.0000003,895 km2)
State map highlighting Spink County
Stanley County 117 Fort Pierre 1873 Unorganized territory David S. Stanley &0000000000002772.0000002,772 &0000000000001443.0000001,443 sq mi
(&0000000000003737.0000003,737 km2)
State map highlighting Stanley County
Sully County 119 Onida 1873 Potter County Alfred Sully &0000000000001556.0000001,556 &0000000000001007.0000001,007 sq mi
(&0000000000002608.0000002,608 km2)
State map highlighting Sully County
Todd County 121 Winner 1909 Meyer and Tripp counties John Blair Smith Todd &0000000000009050.0000009,050 &0000000000001388.0000001,388 sq mi
(&0000000000003595.0000003,595 km2)
State map highlighting Todd County
Tripp County 123 Winner 1873 Unorganized territory Bartlett Tripp &0000000000006430.0000006,430 &0000000000001614.0000001,614 sq mi
(&0000000000004180.0000004,180 km2)
State map highlighting Tripp County
Turner County 125 Parker 1871 Lincoln County John W. Turner &0000000000008849.0000008,849 &0000000000000617.000000617 sq mi
(&0000000000001598.0000001,598 km2)
State map highlighting Turner County
Union County 127 Elk Point 1862 Unorganized territory pro-Union people during the civil war &0000000000012584.00000012,584 &0000000000000460.000000460 sq mi
(&0000000000001191.0000001,191 km2)
State map highlighting Union County
Walworth County 129 Selby 1873 Buffalo County Walworth County Wisconsin &0000000000005974.0000005,974 &0000000000000708.000000708 sq mi
(&0000000000001834.0000001,834 km2)
State map highlighting Walworth County
Yankton County 135 Yankton 1862 Unorganized territory Yankton Sioux Native Americans &0000000000021652.00000021,652 &0000000000000522.000000522 sq mi
(&0000000000001352.0000001,352 km2)
State map highlighting Yankton County
Ziebach County 137 Dupree 1911 Armstrong, Schnasse, and Sterling counties Frank M. Ziebach &0000000000002519.0000002,519 &0000000000001962.0000001,962 sq mi
(&0000000000005082.0000005,082 km2)
State map highlighting Ziebach County

Former Counties

  • Armstrong County Organized from Unorganized lands in 1873, dissolved into Hutchinson in 1879, re-organized from Pratt County in 1895, dissolved into Dewey, Haakon, and Ziebach in 1952
  • Boreman County Organized from Unorganized lands and Campbell County in 1873, abolished in 1909, became part of Corson County
  • Bramble County Organized from Unorganized lands in 1873, dissolved into Miner County in 1879
  • Burchard County
  • Cragin County Organized from Unorganized lands in 1873, became Aurora County in 1881
  • Greeley County
  • Lugenbeel County Organized from Unorganized lands, Meyer and Pratt Counties in 1875; abolished in 1909, became part of Bennett and Todd Counties
  • Mills County
  • Nowlin County (??-??)
  • Pratt County (??-??)
  • Schnasse County (??-??)
  • Sterling County (??-??)
  • Stone County
  • Thompson County
  • Washabaugh County Formed from Lugenbeel County in 1883, annexed into Jackson County in 1983.
  • Wetmore County Organized from Unorganized lands in 1873, dissolved to form Aurora County in 1881, reformed as Jerauld County in 1883.
  • Wood County

Population density map

Map showing the density of South Dakota's counties

Darker colors indicate heavier density.

References

  1. ^ "EPA County FIPS Code Listing". EPA.gov. http://www.epa.gov/enviro/html/codes/sd.html. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d National Association of Counties. "NACo - Find a county". http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/state.cfm&state.cfm&statecode=SD. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
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List of 66 counties in the U.S. state of South Dakota:
Map showing the density of South Dakota's counties

Table

State Abbr. FIPS State Code State
SD 46 South Dakota
FIPS County Code County Name
003 Aurora County
005 Beadle County
007 Bennett County
009 Bon Homme County
011 Brookings County
013 Brown County
015 Brule County
017 Buffalo County
019 Butte County
021 Campbell County
023 Charles Mix County
025 Clark County
027 Clay County
029 Codington County
031 Corson County
033 Custer County
035 Davison County
State Abbr. FIPS State Code State
SD 46 South Dakota
FIPS County Code County Name
037 Day County
039 Deuel County
041 Dewey County
043 Douglas County
045 Edmunds County
047 Fall River County
049 Faulk County
051 Grant County
053 Gregory County
055 Haakon County
057 Hamlin County
059 Hand County
061 Hanson County
063 Harding County
065 Hughes County
067 Hutchinson County
069 Hyde County
State Abbr. FIPS State Code State
SD 46 South Dakota
FIPS County Code County Name
071 Jackson County
073 Jerauld County
075 Jones County
077 Kingsbury County
079 Lake County
081 Lawrence County
083 Lincoln County
085 Lyman County
087 McCook County
089 McPherson County
091 Marshall County
093 Meade County
095 Mellette County
097 Miner County
099 Minnehaha County
101 Moody County
103 Pennington County
State Abbr. FIPS State Code State
SD 46 South Dakota
FIPS County Code County Name
105 Perkins County
107 Potter County
109 Roberts County
111 Sanborn County
113 Shannon County
115 Spink County
117 Stanley County
119 Sully County
121 Todd County
123 Tripp County
125 Turner County
127 Union County
129 Walworth County
135 Yankton County
137 Ziebach County
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