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

The community of Woonsocket is the Seat for Sanborn County.

Sanborn County was founded in 1883 and was created by taking area from MinerCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sanborn had a population of 2,432 people. This is a decrease of 9.08% since the last Census (which gave a population of 2,675 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sanborn represented 0.35% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 55th 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
20102,355-11.96%-3.17% since 2009
20092,432-9.08%-0.49% since 2008
20082,444-8.64%-0.37% since 2007
20002,675The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Woonsocket   63472011.94% decrease  
Letcher   15717711.3% decrease  
Artesian   13715712.74% 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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