Bon Homme County, South Dakota

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Bon Homme County (pronounced BAHN'-uhm[1]) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 7,260. Its county seat is Tyndall[2].

Bon Homme County is the point of origin for the Siberian alien, Salsola kali, a type of tumbleweed, first reported here in 1877, probably introduced in a shipment of flax seed from Ukraine.[citation needed]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 581 square miles (1,504.8 km2), of which 563 square miles (1,458.2 km2) is land and 18 square miles (46.6 km2) (3.09%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into four areas of unorganized territory: Northeast Bon Homme, Northwest Bon Homme, Southeast Bon Homme, Southwest Bon Homme.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

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