Belle Fourche Butte County, South Dakota

Belle Fourche: City in and county seat of Butte County, South Dakota, United States

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Belle Fourche is a city located in the county of Butte in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,594 and a population density of 242 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 5,702 inhabitants.


Belle Fourche is located at 44°40'17"N 103°51'8"W (44.6713700, -103.8521500).

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Narrow building in Belle Fourche
Narrow building in Belle Fourche image

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Belle Fourche Quick Facts

Population : 5,702 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Butte County
Postal code : 57717
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 23.1 km2
Altitude : 3,022 feet / 921 meters
Capital city : Belle Fourche is capital of Butte County
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 12:44:47 (18th June 2021)
Density : 247 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.89% (2010-2019)


The population of Belle Fourche increased by 1.89% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,594 - census
2011 5,703 1.91% estimation process
2012 5,647 -0.99% estimation process
2013 5,683 0.63% estimation process
2014 5,663 -0.35% estimation process
2015 5,639 -0.43% estimation process
2016 5,586 -0.95% estimation process
2017 5,554 -0.58% estimation process
2018 5,616 1.1% estimation process
2019 5,702 1.51% estimation process

Belle Fourche zip code is 57717. County name: Butte, County fips: 46019

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People born in Belle Fourche (8)

People born in Belle Fourche, including baseball player Jason Kubel, writer Bill Pearson, baseball player John Strohmayer, you can see a list of people who born in Belle Fourche.


College & universities near Belle Fourche

Code Name City ZIP
219046 Black Hills State University Spearfish (SD) 57799-9500

Other cities in Butte County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Butte County , SD.

City Name Population Title
Newell 597 City in Butte County, South Dakota, United States
Nisland 225 Town in Butte County, South Dakota, United States
Vale 127 Census-designated place in Butte County, South Dakota
Fruitdale 68 Town in South Dakota, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Belle Fourche distances to largest South Dakota cities

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