Butte County, South Dakota

Butte County: County in South Dakota, United States of America

About

Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,110 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,538 inhabitants. Its county seat is Belle Fourche. The county was created 139 years ago in 1882.

Quick Facts about Butte County

Population : 10,538 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Different from : Butts County, Butte County, Butte County
Area : 5870 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : butte
Capital : Belle Fourche
Establishment : January 01, 1883
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 06:06:26 (10th August 2022)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.06% (2010-2020)
Butte County locator map
Location of Butte County on South Dakota map.
BUTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  BELLE FOURCHE image
BUTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE BELLE FOURCHE
BUTTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  BELLE FOURCHE image

Geography

Butte County is located at 44°54'21"N 103°30'29"W (44.9058300, -103.5080200). It has 6 neighbors: Meade County, Carter County, Harding County, Lawrence County, Perkins County and Crook County.

Butte County map

The largest city of Butte County is Belle Fourche with a population of 5,742. Other cities include and Newell population 603. See all Butte County cities & populated places.

Butte County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Belle Fourche 5,742 City in and county seat of Butte County, South Dakota, United States
Newell 603 City in Butte County, South Dakota, United States
Nisland 227 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

Butte County has 6 neighbours.

  • Belle Fourche

Demographics

The population of Butte County increased by 4.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,110 - census
2011 10,308 1.92% estimation process
2012 10,217 -0.89% estimation process
2013 10,281 0.62% estimation process
2014 10,243 -0.37% estimation process
2015 10,207 -0.35% estimation process
2016 10,124 -0.82% estimation process
2017 10,114 -0.1% estimation process
2018 10,253 1.36% estimation process
2019 10,429 1.69% estimation process
2020 10,538 1.03% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

South Dakota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Minnehaha County 196,659 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Sioux Falls 157,584 City in and county seat of Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States
Pennington County 115,926 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Rapid City 77,503 County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Lincoln County 63,019 County in South Dakota, United States
Brown County 38,738 County in South Dakota, United States
Brookings County 35,603 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Meade County 28,588 County in South Dakota, United States
Codington County 28,186 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Lawrence County 26,221 County in South Dakota, United States
Yankton County 22,742 County in South Dakota, United States
Watertown 22,303 City in and county seat of Codington County, South Dakota, United States
Davison County 19,812 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Beadle County 18,513 County in South Dakota, United States
Hughes County 17,336 County in Oklahoma, United States
Union County 16,192 County in South Dakota, United States