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Lake County

South Dakota

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Badus, Chester, Clarno, Concord, Farmington, Franklin, Herman,
Lake View, Le Roy, Nunda, Orland, Rutland, Summit, Wayne, Wentworth, Winfred

Cities and Towns

* Chester * Franklin * Junius * Madison * Nunda
* Ramona * Wentworth * Winfred

Other communities (at some time or another) include:
Battle Creek - Delmage Post Office - Gracevale Hutterite Colony - Henkin
Herman - Prairie Queen - Rutland - Seranac - Wentworth - Winfred

Lake County Map


County Seat: Madison
Year Organized: 1873
Square Miles: 563

A Little About Lake County

Courthouse info:
200 East Center
County Courthouse
Madison, SD 57042-2956
Phone: (605) 256-7600

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