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Time Zone: Bennett County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Martin is the Seat for Bennett County.

Bennett County was founded in 1909. Bennett was created by taking area from , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bennett had a population of 3,348 people. This is a decrease of 6.32% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,574 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bennett represented 0.47% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 45th most populous county (out of 66 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,431-4%+2.48% since 2009
20093,348-6.32%-0.56% since 2008
20083,367-5.79%-1.17% since 2007
20003,574The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bennett County Census Page for Bennett County.


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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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