McPherson County, South Dakota

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McPherson County, South Dakota
McPherson County Courthouse NRHP 86003020 McPherson County, SD.jpg
McPherson County Courthouse
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 forJames B. McPherson
SeatLeola
Largest cityEureka
Area
 • Total1,152 sq mi (2,984 km2)
 • Land1,137 sq mi (2,945 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (39 km2), 1.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)2,438
 • Density1.3/sq mi (0.5/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitemcpherson.sdcounties.org

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.