South Dakota Walworth County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

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

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1. Library System A H BROWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 521 N Main Street, Mobridge, SD 57601
Phone Number: (605) 845-2808 Walworth 17,319 21,423

2. Central Library A.H. BROWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 521 N Main Street, Mobridge, SD 57601
Phone Number: (605) 845-2808 Walworth N/A N/A

3. Central Library JAVA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Po Box 67, Java, SD 57452
Phone Number: (605) 649-6226 Walworth N/A N/A

4. Library System JAVA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: Po Box 67, Java, SD 57452
Phone Number: (605) 649-6226 Walworth N/A N/A

5. Central Library SELBY COMMUNITY / SCHOOL LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 East Dakota St / Po Box 322, Selby, SD 57472
Phone Number: (605) 649-6307 Walworth N/A N/A

6. Library System SELBY COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY
Street Address: 108 East Dakota Street, Selby, SD 57472
Phone Number: (605) 649-6307 Walworth 6,357 4,046

Overview of Walworth County, South Dakota

Walworth County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 5,974. Its county seat is Selby.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,928 km² (744 mi²). 1,833 km² (708 mi²) of it is land and 94 km² (36 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.89% water.

Townships

The county is divided into two areas of unorganized territory: West Walworth and East Walworth.

Adjacent Counties

  • Campbell County, South Dakota- north
  • Edmunds County, South Dakota- east
  • Potter County, South Dakota- south
  • Dewey County, South Dakota- southwest
  • Corson County, South Dakota- northwest

Demographics

Walworth County
Population by year
1900 – 3,839
1910 – 6,488
1920 – 8,447
1930 – 8,791
1940 – 7,274
1950 – 7,648
1960 – 8,097
1970 – 7,842
1980 – 7,011
1990 – 6,087
2000 – 5,974

As of the census of 2000, there are 5,974 people, 2,506 households, and 1,643 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 3,144 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 86.58% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 11.77% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,506 households out of which 26.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.40% are married couples living together, 8.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.40% are non-families. 31.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.31 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 22.40% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 21.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.30 males.

Cities and towns

  • Akaska
  • Glenham
  • Java
  • Lowry
  • Mobridge
  • Selby