Hand County , South Dakota

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

About

Hand County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,431 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 3,127 inhabitants. Its county seat is Miller. The county was created 148 years ago in 1872.

Hand County Quick Facts

Population : 3,127 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Area : 1440 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Altitude : 1,558 feet / 475 meters
Capital : Miller
Establishment : January 01, 1873
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:08:17 (4th December 2021)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.72% (2010-2020)
Hand County locator map
Location of Hand County on South Dakota map.
Map of South Dakota highlighting Hand County locator map image
Map of South Dakota highlighting Hand County
Map of South Dakota highlighting Hand County locator map image

Geography

Hand County is located at 44°32'52"N 99°0'18"W (44.5477800, -99.0049400). It has 6 neighbors: Beadle County, Buffalo County, Faulk County, Hyde County, Jerauld County and Spink County.

Hand County map

The largest city of Hand County is Miller with a population of 234. . See all Hand County cities & populated places.

Hand County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Miller 234 City in and county seat of Hand County, South Dakota, United States
Ree Heights 58 Town in Hand County, South Dakota, United States
Saint Lawrence 56 Town in Hand County, South Dakota, United States
Burdette 50 Township in Hand County, South Dakota

Hand County has 6 neighbours.

  • Miller

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hand County decreased by 9.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,431 - census
2011 3,435 0.12% estimation process
2012 3,377 -1.72% estimation process
2013 3,376 -0.03% estimation process
2014 3,340 -1.08% estimation process
2015 3,306 -1.03% estimation process
2016 3,275 -0.95% estimation process
2017 3,275 0% estimation process
2018 3,240 -1.08% estimation process
2019 3,191 -1.54% estimation process
2020 3,127 -2.05% estimation process

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Local Places in Hand County

People born in Hand County (2)

People born in Hand County, including sociologist and criminologist Henry D. McKay, politician Robert N. Duxbury, you can see a list of people who born in Hand County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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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
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