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Campbell County, South Dakota

Campbell County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Campbell County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded 1884
Seat Mound City
Largest city Herreid
 • Total 771 sq mi (1,997 km2)
 • Land 734 sq mi (1,901 km2)
 • Water 37 sq mi (96 km2), 4.8%
 • (2010) 1,466
 • Density 2.0/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Campbell County is a

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See also

The county is divided into two areas of unorganized territory: North Campbell and South Campbell.





The bigest denomination was the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America with 286 adherents, followed by the Catholic church with 191 members, the third was the Presbyterian Church in America with 186 followers as of 2010. The Reformed Church in the United States , the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the North American Baptist Conference was also represented but in much smaller adherence rate.[13] Campbell county has the highest percentage of Presbyterians in the entire USA.


The median income for a household in the county was $28,793, and the median income for a family was $35,938. Males had a median income of $22,128 versus $17,237 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,117. About 11.20% of families and 14.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.70% of those under age 18 and 22.30% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 3.50% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 22.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.30 males.

There were 725 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.80% were married couples living together, 2.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.90% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.02.

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 1,782 people, 725 households, and 508 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 962 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 99.33% White, 0.34% Native American, 0.06% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 63.1% were of German, 17.2% Norwegian and 6.4% Dutch ancestry.


Adjacent Counties

Major Highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 771 square miles (2,000 km2), of which 734 square miles (1,900 km2) is land and 37 square miles (96 km2) (4.8%) is water.[6]


Campbell County was formed in 1873 and organized in 1884. La Grace served as the first county seat; in 1888 the seat was transferred to Mound City.[5]



  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Major Highways 2.1
    • Adjacent Counties 2.2
  • Demographics 3
    • Religion 3.1
  • Communities 4
    • City 4.1
    • Towns 4.2
    • Townships 4.3
  • See also 5
  • References 6

[4] Charles T. Campbell.General in 1873 and son of legislator Dakota Territory It is named after Norman B. Campbell, a [3]

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