Jerauld County, South Dakota

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Jerauld County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 2,295. Its county seat is Wessington Springs.[1]

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History

In 1873, the area occupied by the present Jerauld county was organized into Wetmore County. In 1881, Wetmore and its neighbor county to the south, Cragin County, were combined to form Aurora County. In 1883, the area of the former Wetmore County was reincorporated as present-day Jerauld County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 533 square miles (1,380.5 km2), of which 530 square miles (1,372.7 km2) is land and 3 square miles (7.8 km2) (0.51%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into fourteen townships: Alpena, Anina, Blaine, Chery, Crow, Crow Lake, Franklin, Harmony, Logan, Marlar, Media, Pleasant, Viola, Wessington Springs, and one area of unorganized territory: Dale.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

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