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
FoundedMarch 2, 1883
May 6, 1883
Named forHills in the county
SeatBelle Fourche
Largest cityBelle Fourche
 • Total2,266 sq mi (5,870 km2)
 • Land2,250 sq mi (5,800 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  0.7%
 • Total10,243
 • Density4.5/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2020 census, 10,243 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Belle Fourche. It was founded in 1883.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Butte County, South Dakota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  2. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 20, 2024.