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East Bennett
Martin (county seat)
West Bennett
Bennett County Map


County Seat: Martin
Year Organized: 1909
Square Miles: 1,185

A Little About Bennett County
Although created in 1909, Bennett County, previously part of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, remained a part of Fall River County until its organization in 1912, when its first board of county commissioners was elected on April 27.  In November 1912, the town of Martin was chosen as the county seat.

Courthouse info:

P.O. Box 460
County Courthouse
Martin, SD 57551-0460
Phone: (605) 685-6969
Fax: (605) 685-6311

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