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

The community of Redfield is the Seat for Spink County.

Spink County was founded in 1873 and was created by taking area from HansonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Spink had a population of 6,554 people. This is a decrease of 12.07% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,454 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Spink represented 0.99% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 24th 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
20106,415-13.94%-2.12% since 2009
20096,554-12.07%-0.14% since 2008
20086,563-11.95%-1.01% since 2007
20076,630-11.05% 
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20007,454The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Redfield   2,2322,89722.95% decrease  
Doland   25129715.49% decrease  
Mellette   21124814.92% decrease  
Tulare   18822114.93% decrease  
Conde   15918714.97% decrease  

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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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