Beadle County


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Beadle County, South Dakota

PO Box 1358
Huron, SD 57350
Phone: (605) 353-7165
Fax: (605) 353-0118
www.beadlecounty.org

In east-central SD, northwest of Sioux Falls; created Feb 22, 1879 (prior to statehood) from Spink and Clark counties. Name Origin: For Gen. William Henry Harrison Beadle (1838-1915), officer in the Civil War, surveyor general of the Dakota Territory (1869-73), and educator

Area (sq mi):: 1264.82 (land 1258.70; water 6.13) Population per square mile: 12.60
Population 2005: 15,896 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -6.70% Population 2000: 17,023 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $17,832; median household $30,510; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,892-$29,645
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 14.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Huron County seat (11,198)

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    Earlier, the USDA confirmed the H5N2 strain in a flock of 53,000 turkeys in Beadle County of eastern South Dakota, and a fourth Minnesota case in the southwest part of the state, in Nobles County, involving a commercial turkey farm with about 21,000 birds.
    11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access, Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in Beadle County, S.
    Highway 281,improves coverage in Beadle County as follows:
    Fastest Growing South Dakota Counties from July 1, 2006 to July 1, 2007 (numerical) 2007 2006 Num Chg Minnehaha County 175,272 171,806 3,466 Lincoln County 37,765 35,737 2,028 Pennington County 96,280 94,805 1,475 Lawrence County 23,347 22,984 363 Union County 13,952 13,608 344 Butte County 9,475 9,227 248 Lake County 11,372 11,129 243 Todd County 10,157 9,929 228 Brown County 35,113 34,893 220 Beadle County 15,669 15,469 200 Fastest Growing South Dakota Counties from July 1, 2006 to July 1, 2007 (percent) 2007 2006 % Chg Lincoln County 37,765 35,737 5.