Gregory County

Gregory County, South Dakota

PO Box 430
Burke, SD 57523
Phone: (605) 775-2665
Fax: (605) 775-2965

On the central southern border of SD, east of Winner; created May 8, 1862 (prior to statehood) from Yankton County. Name Origin: For John Shaw Gregory (1831-?), Indian agent and Dakota territorial legislator (1862-64)

Area (sq mi):: 1053.45 (land 1015.93; water 37.51) Population per square mile: 4.20
Population 2005: 4,290 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -10.50%; 1990-2000 -10.60% Population 2000: 4,792 (White 92.50%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 44.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,656; median household $22,732; Population below poverty level: 20.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,093-$27,393
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 13.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a preliminary permit to the Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency to study the feasibility of the Gregory County Pumped Storage Project.
City Contact Location Phone before Phone on Event KBD KBD Date Centerville Teresa Hickman (931) 729-3516 (931) 729-3516 03/28/07 Gregory County High School Chattanooga Jay Coolidge (423) 209-8285 (423) 209-8285 03/28/07 Collum Park Cleveland Jonathon Downtown (423) 650-8181 (423) 650-8181 03/31/07 Stevison Cleveland Harriman Amber Bowers Miner Elementary (865) 382-3245 (865) 382-3245 03/28/07 Kingsport Kristen Northeast (423) 224-2356 (423) 224-2356 03/28/07 Jeffery State Community College Kingsport Lorna Girls, (423) 247-2321 (423) 247-2321 03/28/07 Hensley Inc.
A mural on Gregory's Main Street commemorating the centennial of Gregory County depicts the towns history, complete with images of covered wagons, buffalo, Micheaux's homestead site, and a perspective drawing of a steam train looming out from the center toward the viewer.