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

The community of Highmore is the Seat for Hyde County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hyde had a population of 1,393 people. This is a decrease of 16.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,671 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hyde represented 0.22% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 63rd 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
20101,420-15.02%+1.94% since 2009
20091,393-16.64%-0.14% since 2008
20081,395-16.52%-2.86% since 2007
20001,671The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Highmore   69885117.98% decrease  
Central Hyde   37644315.12% decrease  
North Hyde   15618616.13% decrease  
Crow Creek   13415614.1% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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