Place:Pennington, South Dakota, United States

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NamePennington
Alt namesPenningtonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates44.0°N 102.75°W
Located inSouth Dakota, United States     (1875 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pennington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 100,948, making it the second most populous county in South Dakota. Its county seat is Rapid City. Pennington County is the primary county for the Rapid City, South Dakota, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is also the location of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Pennington County was named for John L. Pennington, fifth Governor of Dakota Territory, who held office in 1875 when the county was formed.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1875 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
1887 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 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 2,244
1890 6,540
1900 5,610
1910 12,453
1920 12,720
1930 20,079
1940 23,799
1950 34,053
1960 58,195
1970 59,349
1980 70,361
1990 81,343

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