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

The community of De Smet is the Seat for Kingsbury County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kingsbury had a population of 5,308 people. This is a decrease of 8.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 5,815 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kingsbury represented 0.77% of the total population of South Dakota, making it the state's 34th 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
20105,148-11.47%-3.01% since 2009
20085,307-8.74%-0.32% since 2007
20005,815The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
De Smet   1,0741,1647.73% decrease  
Arlington   9209927.26% decrease  
Lake Preston   64373712.75% decrease  
Iroquois   2672783.96% decrease  
Oldham   17720614.08% 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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