Place:Mellette, South Dakota, United States

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NameMellette
Alt namesMellettesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates43.55°N 100.75°W
Located inSouth Dakota, United States     (1909 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Mellette County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,048. Its county seat is White River. The county was named after Arthur C. Mellette (June 25, 1842 – May 25, 1896) who was the last Governor of the Dakota Territory and was the first Governor of the state of South Dakota.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1907 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1909 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 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
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1910 1,700
1920 3,850
1930 5,293
1940 4,107
1950 3,046
1960 2,664
1970 2,420
1980 2,249
1990 2,137

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