Brookings, South Dakota

city in and county seat of Brookings County, South Dakota, United States

Brookings is a city in the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is the county seat of Brookings County, and 23,377 people lived there at the 2020 census.[4] Brookings was founded in 1883.[5] The city of Brookings was named after Wilmot Wood Brookings, a pioneer promoter. South Dakota State University is located in Brookings. It is the largest university in the state.

Brookings, South Dakota
The court house in Brookings in 2007
The court house in Brookings in 2007
Nickname: 
Scoreboard Town
Location in Brookings County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Brookings County and the state of South Dakota
Brookings, South Dakota is located in the United States
Brookings, South Dakota
Brookings, South Dakota
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 44°18′08″N 96°47′10″W / 44.30222°N 96.78611°W / 44.30222; -96.78611
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyBrookings
Incorporated1883[1]
Area
 • City13.66 sq mi (35.38 km2)
 • Land13.58 sq mi (35.17 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
Elevation1,660 ft (510 m)
Population
 • City23,377
 • Density1,721.30/sq mi (664.59/km2)
 • Metro
35,484
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
57006-57007
Area code605
FIPS code46-07580
GNIS feature ID1267299[3]
Websitecityofbrookings-sd.gov

References

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  1. "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 10, 2010. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
  2. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 15, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brookings, South Dakota
  4. 4.0 4.1 "QuickFacts: Brookings city, South Dakota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 14, 2024.
  5. "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-11-16.

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