McPherson County, South Dakota

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McPherson County
McPherson County Courthouse
McPherson County Courthouse
Map of South Dakota highlighting McPherson 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: 45°46′N 99°13′W / 45.77°N 99.22°W / 45.77; -99.22
Country United States
State South Dakota
Founded1873 (created)
1884 (organized)
Named forJames B. McPherson
Largest cityEureka
 • Total1,152 sq mi (2,980 km2)
 • Land1,137 sq mi (2,940 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (40 km2)  1.3%
 • Total2,411
 • Density2.1/sq mi (0.81/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

McPherson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2020 census, 2,411 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Leola. It was created in 1873.[2]

References[change | change source]

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