Union County, South Dakota

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Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is part of the Sioux City, IANE–SD Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population was 12,584. Its county seat is Elk Point.[1] Originally named Cole County, the named was changed to Union because of Civil War sentiment.

Progressive Farmer rated Union County second in the 2006 "Best Place to Live" in the U.S., because "its schools are good, its towns neat and its people friendly."

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 467 square miles (1,210 km²), of which 460 square miles (1,192 km²) is land and 7 square miles (17 km²) (1.43%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into thirteen townships: Alcester, Big Sioux, Big Springs, Brule, Civil Bend, Elk Point, Emmet, Jefferson, Prairie, Quincy, Sioux Valley, Spink, Virginia, and one area of unorganized territory: Richland.

Major highways

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