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Time Zone: Charles Mix County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Lake Andes is the Seat for Charles Mix County.

Charles Mix County was founded in 1862.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Charles Mix had a population of 8,984 people. This is a decrease of 3.91% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,350 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Charles Mix represented 1.24% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 18th 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
20109,129-2.36%+1.61% since 2009
20098,984-3.91%+0.66% since 2008
20088,925-4.55%-0.39% since 2007
20009,350The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Charles Mix County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Charles Mix County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Wagner   1,5061,67510.09% decrease  
Platte   1,2961,3675.19% decrease  
Lake Andes   7608197.2% decrease  
Geddes   2412524.37% decrease  
Pickstown   19616816.67% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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