Spencer, South Dakota
|Spencer, South Dakota|
Location of Spencer in South Dakota
|• Total||0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)|
|• Land||0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,385 ft (422 m)|
|• Density||570.4/sq mi (220.2/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Spencer is a city in the eastern part of the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is located in McCook County, and 154 people lived there at the 2010 census. Spencer became a city in 1917. On the night of May 30, 1998, a tornado rated F4 on the Fujita scale struck the city. It killed six people and destroyed most of the buildings in the city.
References[change | change source]
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
- "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. http://history.sd.gov/Archives/forms/exhibits/SD%20Towns.pdf. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
- "Spencer Tornado Event Summary". National Weather Service. http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/assessments/spencer1.htm. Retrieved 2013-11-24.