Davison County, South Dakota
|Davison County, South Dakota|
City Hall, Mitchell, South Dakota
Location within South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
|• Total||437 sq mi (1,132 km2)|
|• Land||436 sq mi (1,129 km2)|
|• Water||1.4 sq mi (4 km2), 0.3%|
|• Density||45/sq mi (17/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Davison County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 19,504 people lived there. Its county seat is Mitchell. It was founded in 1874. It was named for Henry C. Davison, the first settler in the county.
Davison County is part of the Mitchell, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 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 29, 2015.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 101.