Hamlin County, South Dakota

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Hamlin County, South Dakota
Hamlin County Courthouse Hayti.jpg
Hamlin County Courthouse in Hayti in 1974
Location within South Dakota
Location within South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
Founded1873
Named forHannibal Hamlin
SeatHayti
Largest cityEstelline
Area
 • Total538 sq mi (1,393 km2)
 • Land507 sq mi (1,313 km2)
 • Water31 sq mi (80 km2), 5.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)6,028
 • Density5.7/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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.