Potter County , South Dakota

Potter County: County in South Dakota, United States

Potter County locator map
Location of Potter County on South Dakota map.

About

Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,329 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,163 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gettysburg. The county was created 146 years ago in 1874.

POTTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE  GETTYSBURG  SD image
POTTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE GETTYSBURG SD
POTTER COUNTY COURTHOUSE  GETTYSBURG  SD image

Geography

Potter County is located at 45°3'52"N 99°57'26"W (45.0645000, -99.9572500). It has 2 neighbors: Walworth County and Sully County.

Potter County map

The largest city of Potter County is Gettysburg with a population of 1,085. . See all Potter County cities & populated places.

Weather

Potter County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. East southeast wind around 9 mph. more

Potter County Quick Facts

Population : 2,163 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Different from : Potter County, Potter County
Area : 2327 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.2%
Land as percent of area : 95.8%
Capital : Gettysburg
Establishment : January 01, 1875
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:59:13 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.67% (2010-2020)
Weather : 51℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Potter County has 2 neighbours.

  • Gettysburg

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Potter County decreased by 7.67% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,329 - census
2011 2,370 1.73% estimation process
2012 2,340 -1.28% estimation process
2013 2,357 0.72% estimation process
2014 2,306 -2.21% estimation process
2015 2,295 -0.48% estimation process
2016 2,256 -1.73% estimation process
2017 2,214 -1.9% estimation process
2018 2,206 -0.36% estimation process
2019 2,153 -2.46% estimation process
2020 2,163 0.46% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

Potter County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Gettysburg 1,085 Human settlement in Potter County, South Dakota, United States of America
Hoven 368 Town in South Dakota, United States
Lebanon 43 Town in South Dakota, United States of America
Tolstoy 36 Town in South Dakota, United States of America

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