Jerauld County

Jerauld County, South Dakota

PO Box 435
Wessington Springs, SD 57382
Phone: (605) 539-1202
Fax: (605) 539-1203

In south-central SD, northwest of Sioux Falls; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Aurora County. Name Origin: For H.A. Jerauld, Dakota Territory legislator when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 532.63 (land 529.91; water 2.72) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 2,136 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -5.40% Population 2000: 2,295 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 46.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,856; median household $30,690; Population below poverty level: 20.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,507-$30,154
Unemployment (2004): 2.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Jerauld County Sheriff's Office said all have been rescued.
Babcock & Brown, through its affiliate Wessington Wind I LLC, will construct, own and operate the facility, representing up to 51MW capacity, near Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota.
CASE FACTS: Jerauld County (County), a political subdivision, owns Weskota Memorial Medical Center in Wessington Springs, South Dakota.
Bidleman was born April 20, 1921, in Jerauld County, S.
5-MW South Dakota Wind Energy Center in Hyde County and the 51-MW Wessington Springs Wind Energy Center in Jerauld County.
Babcock & Brown, through its affiliate Wessington Wind I, LLC, will construct, own and operate a wind power facility of up to 51MW capacity near Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota.
Sully County ranked number one with per capita income of $33,851 in 1992, followed by Spink with $21,720 and Jerauld County with $20,763.