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Minnehaha County Data
County Seat: Sioux Falls
Year Organized: 1862
Square Miles: 809
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Minnehaha county is situated in the southeastern part of Dakota, on the Minnesota State line, and embraces about 810 square miles, or 523,240 acres.
Sioux Falls, the county seat, is situated in the southern part of the county, and occupies an elevation of 1,413 feet above the level of the sea. Its population is bet ween 6,000 and 7,000, and constantly increasing. 

The city takes its name from its proximity to the celebrated Falls of the Big Sioux river, along the sinuous banks of which it is picturesquely located.
[from "Dakota", 1885; Compiled by O. H. Holt]

Minnehaha co map
1913 Map

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Populated Places
Baltic ~ Benclare ~ Booge ~ Brandon ~ Colton ~ Corson ~ Crooks ~ Dell Rapids ~ East Sioux Falls
Ellis ~ Eminija ~ Garretson ~ Hartford ~ Humboldt ~ Huntimer ~ Lyons ~ Renner
Rowena ~ Sherman ~
Sioux Falls  ~ South Sioux Falls ~ West Sioux Falls ~ Valley Springs

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Website Updates:
Feb 2017:  crime news:  FAUST, MATHESON.  obit for HARRISON, BERG.  Marriage announcements for MAYNE-ARNSON, BARNETT-COLLINS, CRONIN-EVANS, HAYWARD-ALBIN, WALTERS, BLAKE-DEXHEIMER.  Court news EVANS/MCCURDY divorce

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