Jones County, South Dakota

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{area, part, region}

Jones County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 1,193. Its county seat is Murdo.[1] It is the most recently established county in South Dakota, and according to the 2000 census is the least populous county in the state.



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 972 square miles (2,517.5 km2), of which 971 square miles (2,514.9 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.12%) is water.


The county is divided into thirteen townships: Buffalo, Draper, Dunkel, Grandview, Kolls, Morgan, Mullen, Mussman, Okaton, Scovil, South Creek, Williams Creek, and Zickrick; and four areas of unorganized territory: Central Jones, North Jones, Rich Valley, and Westover.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,193 people, 509 households, and 327 families residing in the county. The population density was 1 people per square mile (0/km²). There were 614 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.81% White, 2.43% Native American, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Full article ▸

related documents
Marion County, Missouri
Klickitat County, Washington
Big Horn County, Wyoming
Washakie County, Wyoming
Lake County, Montana
Wilson County, Tennessee
Petroleum County, Montana
Marion County, Georgia
Carson County, Texas
Page County, Virginia
Dorchester County, South Carolina
Amite County, Mississippi
Stephenson County, Illinois
Llano County, Texas
Washington County, Arkansas
Burleson County, Texas
Wood County, West Virginia
Ellis County, Oklahoma
Kemper County, Mississippi
Calhoun County, South Carolina
Logan County, Oklahoma
Jackson County, Ohio
Clay County, Mississippi
Catoosa County, Georgia
Whitfield County, Georgia
Harris County, Georgia
Orange County, Vermont
Atkinson County, Georgia
Cameron County, Texas
Le Flore County, Oklahoma