Brule County

Brule County, South Dakota

300 S Courtland St Suite 111
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Phone: (605) 734-4580
Fax: (605) 734-4582
bruleco.tripod.com

In south-central SD, west of Sioux Falls; created Jan 14, 1875 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County. Name Origin: For the Brule tribe of Sioux Indians. French 'burned,' partial transliteration of sicangu 'burned thighs,' a name derisively given to a group of Sioux who tried to raid the Pawnees, who set the plains on fire. Many of the unsuccessful raiders were badly burned but escaped.

Area (sq mi):: 846.49 (land 818.96; water 27.54) Population per square mile: 6.30
Population 2005: 5,187 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.30%; 1990-2000 -2.20% Population 2000: 5,364 (White 89.60%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.50%; Other 9.40%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,874; median household $32,370; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,303-$25,191
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 16.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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(58) The dispute originated on relatively flat farmland in rural Brule County. (59) In 2014, Delany began to notice water seeping into his basement and was unsure of what was causing the problem.
For more information or inspection of the above equipment, contact the Brule County Highway Department, 200 EastVotman, Kimball, SD 57355, 605-778-6259.
He was born June 18, 1910, in Brule County, S.D., to Frank and Mary Svoboda Soulek.