South Dakota Edmunds County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Edmunds 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 Edmunds County.

1. Library System M. P. BEEBE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 Main, Ipswich, SD 57451
Phone Number: (605) 426-6707 Edmunds 2,632 2,632

2. Central Library M. P. BEEBE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 Main / Po Box 304, Ipswich, SD 57451
Phone Number: (605) 426-6707 Edmunds N/A N/A

3. Library System REVEREND MARTIN BIEBER PUBLIC LIB
1075 3rd Ave N., Bowdle, SD 57428
Phone Number: (605) 285-6464 Edmunds 2,006 1,300

4. Central Library REVEREND MARTIN BIEBER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1075 3rd AVE. N., Bowdle, SD 57428
Phone Number: (605) 285-6464 Edmunds N/A N/A

Overview of Edmunds County, South Dakota

Edmunds County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 4,367. Its county seat is Ipswich.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,981 km² (1,151 mi²). 2,967 km² (1,146 mi²) of it is land and 14 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.48% water.

Townships

The county is divided into thirty-two townships: Adrian, Belle, Bowdle, Bryant, Clear Lake, Cleveland, Cloyd, Cortlandt, Cottonwood Lake, Fountain, Glen, Glover, Harmony, Hillside, Hosmer, Hudson, Huntley, Ipswitch, Kent, Liberty, Madison, Modena, Montpelier, North Bryant, Odessa, Pembrook, Powell, Richland, Rosette, Sangamon, Union, and Vermont.

Adjacent Counties

  • McPherson County, South Dakota- north
  • Brown County, South Dakota- east
  • Faulk County, South Dakota- south
  • Potter County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Walworth County, South Dakota- west

Demographics

Edmunds County
Population by year
1900 – 4,916
1910 – 7,654
1920 – 8,336
1930 – 8,712
1940 – 7,814
1950 – 7,275
1960 – 6,079
1970 – 5,548
1980 – 5,159
1990 – 4,356
2000 – 4,367

As of the census of 2000, there are 4,367 people, 1,681 households, and 1,210 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (4/mi²). There are 2,022 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 99.20% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,681 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.90% are married couples living together, 4.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.00% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county, the population is spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 22.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.30 males.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Edmunds County, South Dakota has the following cities and towns:

  • Bowdle
  • Hosmer
  • Ipswich
  • Roscoe