Butte County, South Dakota

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Butte County
Butte County Courthouse
Butte County Courthouse
Map of South Dakota highlighting Butte County
Location within the U.S. state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°55′N 103°29′W / 44.91°N 103.49°W / 44.91; -103.49
Country United States
State South Dakota
FoundedMay 6, 1883
SeatBelle Fourche
Largest cityBelle Fourche
Area
 • Total2,266 sq mi (5,870 km2)
 • Land2,250 sq mi (5,800 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
10,205
 • Density4.5/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitebutte.sdcounties.org

Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 10,110 people lived there. Its county seat is Belle Fourche. It was founded in 1883.