Place:Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States

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NameHuron
TypeCity
Coordinates44.359°N 98.218°W
Located inBeadle, South Dakota, United States
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Huron is a city in Beadle County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 12,592 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Beadle County. Huron was the home of now-defunct Huron University (known in its later years as Si Tanka University). Huron is also the home of the South Dakota State Fair. The Huron Plainsman, also referred to as the Plainsman, is the newspaper. The city was named after the Huron Indians. It is currently the ninth largest city in the state of South Dakota, but it used to be the fourth.

Huron is home to the South Dakota State Fair, which is held 6 days before Labor Day

Huron is home to a statue known as "The World's Largest Ringnecked Pheasant, " which was refurbished in the Summer of 2011. Huron hard rail service and is serviced by Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad

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