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
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%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density1.3/sq mi (0.5/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 2010 census, 2,459 people lived there. Its county seat is Leola. It was created in 1873.