Place:Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States


Alt namesMahtosource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IX, 434
Matosource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS46005206
Coordinates44.368°N 100.336°W
Located inHughes, South Dakota, United States     (1500 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Pierre is the capital city of South Dakota and the seat of Hughes County. The population was 14,091 at the 2020 census, making it the second-least populous state capital in the United States, following Montpelier, Vermont. It is the ninth-most populous city in South Dakota. Founded in 1880, it was selected as the state capital when the territory was admitted as a state. Pierre is the principal city of the Pierre Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Hughes and Stanley counties.

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