Hand County

Hand County, South Dakota

415 W 1st Ave
Miller, SD 57362
Phone: (605) 853-3337
Fax: (605) 853-3779

In east-central SD, southwest of Aberdeen; created 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For George H. Hand (1837-91), secretary of Dakota Territory (1874-83)

Area (sq mi):: 1440.21 (land 1436.58; water 3.63) Population per square mile: 2.30
Population 2005: 3,307 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.60%; 1990-2000 -12.40% Population 2000: 3,741 (White 99.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 43.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,735; median household $32,377; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,220-$27,600
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 16.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Red Hand county is a football stronghold with three All-Ireland wins in the last 12 years.
Ian Bogie started life as STOCKPORT manager with a win, with Lee Minshull's own goal enough to hand County all three points at home to NEWPORT.
The speedy Northern Irishman hit a screamer after only 11 minutes to hand County victory – despite returning to training just 48 hours before the match.
My sources told me that the Red Hand County had a tremendous minor team this year and they could not believe that any team would beat them.
Edinburgh sent on Harris for Romone Rose on 53 minutes and it took him seven minutes to make an impact, stealing in with a far-post header to hand County a lifeline.
5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP Wind Energy and NorthWestern Energy today welcomed South Dakota Governor Michael Rounds at a wind turbine blade signing event to celebrate the move into full construction of the Titan I Wind Farm in Hand County, South Dakota.
The half-forward came on as a substitute in that infamous Ulster Championship preliminary round hammering against the Red Hand County, but has started every game since.
Warwickshire hand County Championship debuts to Collins Obuya and Waqar Younis today as they host Nottinghamshire at Edgbaston.
Oliver'st rekpaysoff With Tyrone footballers set to take on Kerry in Killarney over the weekend, the locals will hope the victory of Jazz Girl from the stable of Red Hand county trainer Andy Oliver in the featured fillies' handicap is not an omen.
On Twitter, supporters bantered with each other whether the Red Hand County would have enough in the tank to rumble the city slickers or if the Dubs would bottle it in the second half.
Julien Baudet stroked home a spot-kick sending the City keeper the wrong way to hand County a deserved lead.
It's the former Red Hand County midfielder's first year being involved at inter-county level, and he says: "I've enjoyed working at this level, and enjoyed working with the players, that is the players who've given the commitment.