South Dakota Hamlin County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Library System CASTLEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: East Main, Castlewood, SD 57223 N/A Hamlin 2,418 1,004

2. Central Library CASTLEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: East Main Po Box 137, Castlewood, SD 57223 -3 Hamlin N/A N/A

3. Central Library ESTELLINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 115 Main St N / Po Box 240, Estelline, SD 57234
Phone Number: (605) 873-2721 Hamlin N/A N/A

4. Library System ESTELLINE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 115 Main St N, Estelline, SD 57234
Phone Number: (605) 873-2388 Hamlin N/A N/A

Overview of Hamlin County, South Dakota

Hamlin County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,540. Its county seat is Hayti.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,393 km² (538 mi²). 1,313 km² (507 mi²) of it is land and 81 km² (31 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.78% water.

Townships

The county is divided into thirteen townships: Brantford, Castlewood, Cleveland, Dempster, Dixon, Estelline, Florence, Garfield, Hamlin, Hayti, Norden, Opdahl, and Oxford.

Adjacent Counties

  • Codington County, South Dakota- north
  • Deuel County, South Dakota- east
  • Brookings County, South Dakota- southeast
  • Kingsbury County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Clark County, South Dakota- west

Demographics

Hamlin County
Population by year
1900 – 5,945
1910 – 7,475
1920 – 8,054
1930 – 8,299
1940 – 7,562
1950 – 7,058
1960 – 6,303
1970 – 5,172
1980 – 5,261
1990 – 4,974
2000 – 5,540

As of the census of 2000, there are 5,540 people, 2,048 households, and 1,452 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (11/mi²). There are 2,626 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.48% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,048 households out of which 33.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% are married couples living together, 4.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% are non-families. 27.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the county, the population is spread out with 29.40% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.80 males.

Cities and towns

  • Bryant
  • Castlewood
  • Estelline
  • Hayti
  • Hazel
  • Lake Norden