Davison County, South Dakota

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Davison County
City Hall, Mitchell, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Davison 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: 43°41′N 98°10′W / 43.68°N 98.16°W / 43.68; -98.16
Country United States
State South Dakota
Founded1874
SeatMitchell
Largest cityMitchell
Area
 • Total437 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land436 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
19,903
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.davisoncounty.org

Davison County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 19,504 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Mitchell.[2] It was founded in 1874.[3] It was named for Henry C. Davison, the first settler in the county.[4]

Davison County is part of the Mitchell, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "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.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 101.

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