Place:Union, South Dakota, United States

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NameUnion
Alt namesUnionsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.817°N 96.683°W
Located inSouth Dakota, United States     (1862 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,399. Its county seat is Elk Point. Originally named Cole County, the named was changed to Union because of Civil War sentiment.

It is part of the Sioux City, IANE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. Progressive Farmer rated Union County second in the 2006 "Best Place to Live" in the U.S., because "its schools are good, its towns neat and its people friendly."

Timeline

Date Event Source
1862 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 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
1870 3,507
1880 6,813
1890 9,130
1900 11,153
1910 10,676
1920 11,099
1930 11,480
1940 11,675
1950 10,792
1960 10,197
1970 9,643
1980 10,938
1990 10,189

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