Brookings, South Dakota
|City of Brookings|
The court house in Brookings in 2007
Location of Brookings in the state of South Dakota
|• Mayor||Tim Reed|
|• Total||12 sq mi (31.1 km2)|
|• Land||11.9 sq mi (30.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)|
|Elevation||1,621 ft (494 m)|
|• Density||1,655/sq mi (639/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1254074|
Brookings is a city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is the county seat of Brookings County, and 22,056 people lived there at the 2010 census. The mayor of Brookings is Tim Reed. Brookings was founded in 1883. The city of Brookings was named after Wilmot Wood Brookings, a pioneer promoter.
References[change | change source]
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. http://history.sd.gov/Archives/forms/exhibits/SD%20Towns.pdf. Retrieved 2013-11-16.
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