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

The community of Ipswich is the Seat for Edmunds County.

Edmunds County was founded in 1873 and was created by taking area from BuffaloCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Edmunds had a population of 3,935 people. This is a decrease of 9.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,367 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Edmunds represented 0.58% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 40th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20104,071-6.78%+3.46% since 2009
20093,935-9.89%-0.81% since 2008
20083,967-9.16%+0.46% since 2007
20073,949-9.57% 
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20004,367The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Ipswich   84494310.5% decrease  
Bowdle   48757114.71% decrease  
Roscoe   28032413.58% decrease  
Hosmer   24428714.98% decrease  

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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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