Butte County, South Dakota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Butte County, South Dakota
BUTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, BELLE FOURCHE.jpg
Butte County Courthouse
Location within South Dakota
Location within South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 6, 1883
SeatBelle Fourche
Largest cityBelle Fourche
Area
 • Total2,266 sq mi (5,869 km2)
 • Land2,250 sq mi (5,827 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (41 km2), 0.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)10,205
 • Density4.5/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
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.