Place:Butte, South Dakota, United States

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Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,110. Its county seat is Belle Fourche. The county was established in the Dakota Territory in on March 2, 1883, and given the descriptive name based on the French word for a hill.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 1,037
1900 2,907
1910 4,993
1920 6,819
1930 8,589
1940 8,004
1950 8,161
1960 8,592
1970 7,825
1980 8,372
1990 7,914

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External links

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