Place:Day, South Dakota, United States

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NameDay
Alt namesDaysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates45.317°N 97.583°W
Located inSouth Dakota, United States     (1879 - )
See alsoMarshall, South Dakota, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Day County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,710. Its county seat is Webster. The county is named after Merritt H. Day, pioneer and 1879 Dakota Territory legislator.[1]

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1879 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 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
1880 231
1890 9,168
1900 12,254
1910 14,372
1920 15,194
1930 14,606
1940 13,565
1950 12,294
1960 10,516
1970 8,713
1980 8,133
1990 6,978

Note: Total for 1880 includes population (134) of Fort Sisseton, reported separately.

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~sdday/


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