South Dakota Butte County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Butte County, South Dakota. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Dakota Butte County.

1. Library System BELLE FOURCHE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 905 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Phone Number: (605) 892-4407 Butte 66,581 27,161

2. Central Library BELLE FOURCHE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 905 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717
Phone Number: (605) 892-4407 Butte N/A N/A

3. Central Library NEWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 208 Girard / Po Box 54, Newell, SD 57760
Phone Number: (605) 456-2179 Butte N/A N/A

4. Library System NEWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 208 Girard, Newell, SD 57760
Phone Number: (605) 456-2179 Butte 7,000 6,000

Overview of Butte County, South Dakota

Butte County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 9,094. Its county seat is Belle Fourche.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,870 km² (2,266 mi²). 5,824 km² (2,249 mi²) of it is land and 46 km² (18 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.79% water.

Townships

The county is divided into two townships: Union and Vale; and two areas of unorganized territory: East Butte and West Butte.

Adjacent Counties

  • Harding County, South Dakota- north
  • Perkins County, South Dakota- northeast
  • Meade County, South Dakota- southeast
  • Lawrence County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Crook County, Wyoming- west
  • Carter County, Montana- northwest

Demographics

Butte County
Population by year
1900 – 2,907
1910 – 4,993
1920 – 6,819
1930 – 8,589
1940 – 8,004
1950 – 8,161
1960 – 8,592
1970 – 7,825
1980 – 8,372
1990 – 7,914
2000 – 9,094

As of the census of 2000, there are 9,094 people, 3,516 households, and 2,468 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 4,059 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.52% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 1.65% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.09% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 2.93% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,516 households out of which 35.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.40% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.80% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the county, the population is spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.20 males.

Cities and towns

  • Belle Fourche
  • Fruitdale
  • Newell
  • Nisland