Canton, South Dakota

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

Canton is a city in the eastern part of the U.S. state of South Dakota. It is the county seat of Lincoln County, and 3,057 people lived there at the 2010 census.[1] Canton became a city in 1881.[2]

Canton, South Dakota
Downtown Canton
Downtown Canton
Location of Canton in South Dakota
Location of Canton in South Dakota
Coordinates: Coordinates: 43°18′8″N 96°35′27″W / 43.30222°N 96.59083°W / 43.30222; -96.59083
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLincoln
Area
 • Total3.22 sq mi (8.34 km2)
 • Land3.19 sq mi (8.26 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
1,470 ft (448 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total3,057
 • Density958.3/sq mi (370.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Websitehttp://www.cityofcantonsd.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
  2. "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-11-16.

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