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                  Lake County,
                             South Dakota
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County Seat: Madison
Year Organized: 1873
Square Miles: 563

TOWNSHIPS
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


Madison is the largest city and the county seat

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

 

SURROUNDING COUNTIES:

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Brookings County, South Dakota - northeast
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Moody County, South Dakota - east
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Minnehaha County, South Dakota - southeast
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McCook County, South Dakota - southwest
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Miner County, South Dakota - west
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Kingsbury County, South Dakota - northwest



A Little About Lake County

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

 

 


 

 

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