Spencer, South Dakota

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Spencer, South Dakota
Location of Spencer in South Dakota
Location of Spencer in South Dakota
Coordinates: Coordinates: 43°43′40″N 97°35′31″W / 43.72778°N 97.59194°W / 43.72778; -97.59194
Country United States
State South Dakota
County McCook
 • 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)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 154
 • 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.[1] Spencer became a city in 1917.[2] 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.[3]

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