Mellette County, South Dakota

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Mellette County, South Dakota
Location within South Dakota
Location within South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
Founded1909
Named forArthur C. Mellette
SeatWhite River
Largest cityWhite River
Area
 • Total1,311 sq mi (3,395 km2)
 • Land1,307 sq mi (3,385 km2)
 • Water3.6 sq mi (9 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)2,102
 • Density1.6/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Mellette County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 2,048 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is White River.[2] It was created in 1909.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2006. Retrieved March 30, 2015.