Todd County, South Dakota

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Todd County, South Dakota
St. Charles Borromeo church (St. Francis SD) from S 1.JPG
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[1]
Named forJohn Blair Smith Todd
SeatNone (de jure)
Winner (de facto)
Largest cityMission
Area
 • Total1,391 sq mi (3,603 km2)
 • Land1,389 sq mi (3,597 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2), 0.2%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)10,155
 • Density6.9/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Footnotes: Winner in neighboring Tripp County serves as it administrative center.

Todd County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 9,612 people lived there.[2] Todd County does not have its own county seat. Instead, Winner in neighboring Tripp County serves as its administrative center.[3] Its largest city is Mission. It was created in 1909.[1][4] The county was named after John Blair Smith Todd, who was a delegate from Dakota Territory to the United States House of Representatives[1] and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Legislative Manual, South Dakota, 2005, p. 597
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2006. Retrieved March 31, 2015.