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

The community of McIntosh is the Seat for Corson County.

Corson County was founded in 1909.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Corson had a population of 4,093 people. This is a decrease of 2.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,181 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Corson represented 0.55% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 41st 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
20104,050-3.13%-1.05% since 2009
20094,093-2.1%-0.66% since 2008
20084,120-1.46%-1.36% since 2007
20004,181The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Central Corson   1,8311,8440.7% decrease  
McLaughlin   7227756.84% decrease  
Northeast Corson   2642630.38% increase  
West Corson   2632524.37% increase  
McIntosh   2032176.45% 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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