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

The community of Hayti is the Seat for Hamlin County.

Hamlin County was founded in 1873 and was created by taking area from DeuelCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamlin had a population of 5,754 people. This is an increase of 3.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,540 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamlin represented 0.73% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 35th 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
20105,903+6.55%+2.59% since 2009
20095,754+3.86%+1.71% since 2008
20085,657+2.11%+0.82% since 2007
20005,540The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Castlewood   6846662.7% increase  
Estelline   6686751.04% decrease  
Lake Norden   4244321.85% decrease  
Bryant   3763965.05% decrease  
Hayti   3573672.72% 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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