Brookings County, South Dakota
|Brookings County, South Dakota|
Brookings County Courthouse in Brookings
Location within South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Wilmot Wood Brookings|
|• Total||805 sq mi (2,085 km2)|
|• Land||792 sq mi (2,051 km2)|
|• Water||13 sq mi (34 km2), 1.6%|
|• Density||40/sq mi (20/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Brookings County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 31,965 people lived there, making it the fifth-most populous county in South Dakota. Its county seat is Brookings. The county was created in 1862 and organized in 1871.
Brookings County comprises the Brookings, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area.
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The county is divided into twenty-three townships:
- Lake Hendricks
- Lake Sinai
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 26, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2006. Retrieved March 28, 2015.
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