Hamlin County, South Dakota

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Hamlin County
Hamlin County Courthouse in Hayti in 1974
Hamlin County Courthouse in Hayti in 1974
Map of South Dakota highlighting Hamlin 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°41′N 97°12′W / 44.68°N 97.2°W / 44.68; -97.2
Country United States
State South Dakota
Founded1873
Named forHannibal Hamlin
SeatHayti
Largest cityEstelline
Area
 • Total538 sq mi (1,390 km2)
 • Land507 sq mi (1,310 km2)
 • Water31 sq mi (80 km2)  5.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
6,028
 • Density5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

Hamlin County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 5,903 people lived there. Its county seat is Hayti. It was created in 1873.