Aurora County , South Dakota

Aurora County: County in South Dakota, United States

About

Aurora County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,710 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,730 inhabitants. Its county seat is Plankinton. The county was created 142 years ago in 1878.

Aurora County Quick Facts

Population : 2,730 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Different from : Aurora
Area : 1845 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : Aurora
Altitude : 1,555 feet / 474 meters
Capital : Plankinton
Establishment : January 01, 1879
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:02:42 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.73% (2010-2020)
Aurora County locator map
Location of Aurora County on South Dakota map.
Aurora Co  SD  courthouse from NE 1 image
Aurora Co SD courthouse from NE 1
Aurora Co  SD  courthouse from NE 1 image

Geography

Aurora County is located at 43°43'5"N 98°33'42"W (43.7180100, -98.5615500). It has 6 neighbors: Brule County, Charles Mix County, Davison County, Douglas County, Jerauld County and Sanborn County.

Aurora County map

The largest city of Aurora County is White Lake with a population of 91. . See all Aurora County cities & populated places.

Aurora County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Aurora County.

City Name Population Title
Stickney 267 Town in Aurora County, South Dakota, United States
Plankinton 211 Township in Aurora County, South Dakota
White Lake 91 City in Aurora County, South Dakota, United States

Aurora County has 6 neighbours.

  • Plankinton

Demographics

The population of Aurora County increased by 0.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,710 - census
2011 2,716 0.22% estimation process
2012 2,762 1.67% estimation process
2013 2,715 -1.73% estimation process
2014 2,743 1.02% estimation process
2015 2,744 0.04% estimation process
2016 2,764 0.72% estimation process
2017 2,769 0.18% estimation process
2018 2,785 0.57% estimation process
2019 2,751 -1.24% estimation process
2020 2,730 -0.77% estimation process

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Local Places in Aurora County

Other places with the same name (1)

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