South Dakota Tripp County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

1. Branch Library COLOME BR L-TRIPP CNTY L
Main St / Po Box 285, Colome, SD 57528 -3 Tripp N/A N/A

Street Address: 442 Monroe St, Winner, SD 57580
Phone Number: (605) 842-0330 Tripp N/A N/A

442 Monroe Street, Winner, SD 57580
Phone Number: (605) 842-0330 Tripp 61,380 39,800

Overview of Tripp County, South Dakota

Tripp County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 6,430. Its county seat is Winner.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,189 km² (1,617 mi²). 4,179 km² (1,614 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.24% water.


The county is divided into forty-eight townships: Banner, Beaver Creek, Black, Brunson, Bull Creek, Carter, Colome, Condon, Curlew, Dog Ear, Elliston, Greenwood, Holsclaw, Huggins, Ideal, Irwin, Joradn, Kaypaha, King, Lake, Malro, Lincoln, Lone Star, Lone Tree, McNeely, Millboro, New Witten, Pahapesto, Plainview, Pleasant Valley, Pleasant View, Progressive, Rames, Rosedale, Roseland, Star Prairie, Star Valley, Stewart, Sully, Taylor, Valley, Weaver, Willow Creek, Wilson, Winner, Witten, Wortman, and Wright; and one area of unorganized territory: Gassman.

Adjacent Counties

  • Lyman County, South Dakota- north
  • Gregory County, South Dakota- east
  • Keya Paha County, Nebraska- south
  • Todd County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Mellette County, South Dakota- northwest


Tripp County
Population by year
1910 – 8,323
1920 – 11,970
1930 – 12,712
1940 – 9,937
1950 – 9,139
1960 – 8,761
1970 – 8,171
1980 – 7,268
1990 – 6,924
2000 – 6,430

As of the census of 2000, there are 6,430 people, 2,550 households, and 1,721 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 3,036 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.48% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 11.20% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,550 households out of which 30.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.90% are married couples living together, 6.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% are non-families. 29.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county, the population is spread out with 27.70% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 males.

Cities and towns

  • Colome
  • Hamill
  • New Witten
  • Winner