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Mitchell is a city in Davison County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 14,558 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Davison CountyGR6. Davison County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  Ranked 17th  - Total 77,163 sq mi (199,905 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 380 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Davison County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ...

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Geography

Location of Mitchell, South Dakota

Mitchell is located at 43°42′50″N, 98°1′35″W (43.713896, -98.026282)GR1. Image File history File links SDMap-doton-Mitchell. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28.2 km² (10.9 mi²). 25.6 km² (9.9 mi²) of it is land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it (9.29%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Mitchell has been assigned the ZIP code 57301 and the FIPS place code 43100. Mr. ... FIPS place codes are a U.S. Federal Information Processing Standard for geographic coding of human settlements in the United States. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 14,558 people, 6,121 households, and 3,599 families residing in the city. The population density was 569.5/km² (1,475.7/mi²). There were 6,555 housing units at an average density of 256.4/km² (664.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.63% White, 0.32% African American, 2.40% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,121 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.95. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 13.4% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $31,308, and the median income for a family was $43,095. Males had a median income of $30,881 versus $20,794 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,888. About 8.8% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


The campus of Dakota Wesleyan University is located in southwest Mitchell

Street view of the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota.
Street view of the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Image File history File links Mitchell_corn_palace. ... Image File history File links Mitchell_corn_palace. ... Street view of the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota. ...

Attractions

Mitchell is home of the world famous Corn Palace. The Corn Palace is decorated with several colors of dried corn and grains creating murals. The theme of the murals is changed regularly. The building itself is used for several purposes including a basketball arena, the local high school prom, trade shows, staged entertainment, and the Shriner's Circus. Street view of the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota. ...


The Enchanted World Doll Museum is located across the street from the Corn Palace. It is a collection of over 4,000 dolls from around the world. The dolls are posed in various scenes that represent their origins.


Mitchell is also home to the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. The Prehistoric Indian Village is an archaeological site where scientists are excavating a Native American village that is buried near Lake Mitchell. The excavation site is unique in that it is enclosed by an Archeodome, a climate controlled building built over the excavation, that allows scientists to continue their excavation year round. There is also a small museum of Native American art and history nearby.


People

George McGovern Dr. George Stanley McGovern (born July 19, 1922) was a United States Congressman, Senator, and Democratic presidential candidate, losing the 1972 presidential election to incumbent Richard Nixon. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is, along with the United States Senate, one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The Senate of the United States of America is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Location of NBA teams, conferences and divisions The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Michael Lloyd Mike Miller (born February 19, 1980 in Mitchell, South Dakota, United States) is a professional basketball player currently playing with the Memphis Grizzlies. ... Adam Morrison (born July 19, 1984 in Glendive, Montana) is an American basketball player who played for Gonzaga University and is likely to be a high pick in the upcoming 2006 NBA Draft. ... Gonzaga University is a private, co-educational university located in Spokane, Washington. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The 2006 NBA Draft was held on June 28 at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City. ... The Miss South Dakota Teen USA competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of South Dakota in the Miss Teen USA pageant. ...

External links

  • Corn Palace Convention & Visitors Bureau - Corn Palace and Mitchell visiting information
  • Corn Palace Festival - Annual music festival held at the Corn Palace
Flag of South Dakota

State of South Dakota Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Dakota. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  Ranked 17th  - Total 77,163 sq mi (199,905 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 380 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ...

Capital

Pierre Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded Incorporated 1880   County Hughes County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Dennis Eisnach Area  - Total  - Water 33. ...

Regions

Badlands | Black Hills | Coteau des Prairies This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Chinle Badlands at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. ... This article is about the place in South Dakota. ... The Coteau des Prairies: orange arrows indicate paths of the two lobes of the glacier around either side of the formation. ...

Cities

Aberdeen | Brandon | Brookings | Huron | Madison | Mitchell | Pierre | Rapid City | Sioux Falls | Spearfish | Sturgis | Vermillion | Watertown | Yankton Cities in South Dakota larger than 2,000 in population (according to the 2000 U.S. Census): Sioux Falls - 123,975 Rapid City - 59,607 Aberdeen - 24,658 Watertown - 20,237 Brookings - 18,504 Mitchell - 14,558 Pierre - 13,876 Yankton - 13,528 Huron - 11,893 Vermillion - 9,765 Spearfish... Aberdeen, a city and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota, USA, about 125 mi (200 km) N.E. of Pierre. ... Brandon is a city located in Minnehaha County, South Dakota. ... Brookings is a city in Brookings County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 18,504 at the 2000 census. ... Huron is a city located in Beadle County, South Dakota. ... Madison is a city located in Lake County, South Dakota. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded Incorporated 1880   County Hughes County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Dennis Eisnach Area  - Total  - Water 33. ... Rapid City is a city located in Pennington County, South Dakota, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 59,607. ... Sioux Falls (pronounced soo falls) is the largest city in the state of South Dakota. ... Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 8,606 at the 2000 census. ... Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 6,442 at the 2000 census. ... Vermillion is a small town in the southeast corner of South Dakota, USA. Home to the University of South Dakota, Vermillion has a mixed academic and rural character: The University is the flagship academic institution in the state, boasting the states only law and medical school, a business school... Watertown is a city in Codington County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 20,237 at the 2000 census. ... Yankton is a city in Yankton County, South Dakota, USA. The population was 13,528 at the 2000 census. ...

Counties

Aurora | Beadle | Bennett | Bon Homme | Brookings | Brown | Brule | Buffalo | Butte | Campbell | Charles Mix | Clark | Clay | Codington | Corson | Custer | Davison | Day | Deuel | Dewey | Douglas | Edmunds | Fall River | Faulk | Grant | Gregory | Haakon | Hamlin | Hand | Hanson | Harding | Hughes | Hutchinson | Hyde | Jackson | Jerauld | Jones | Kingsbury | Lake | Lawrence | Lincoln | Lyman | Marshall | McCook | McPherson | Meade | Mellette | Miner | Minnehaha | Moody | Pennington | Perkins | Potter | Roberts | Sanborn | Shannon | Spink | Stanley | Sully | Todd | Tripp | Turner | Union | Walworth | Yankton | Ziebach List of South Dakota counties: Aurora County Beadle County Bennett County Bon Homme County Brookings County Brown County Brule County Buffalo County Butte County Campbell County Charles Mix County Clark County Clay County Codington County Corson County Custer County Davison County Day County Deuel County Dewey County Douglas County Edmunds... Aurora County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Beadle County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Bennett County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Bon Homme County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brookings County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brule County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Buffalo County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Butte County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Charles Mix County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Codington County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Corson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Custer County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Davison County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Day County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Deuel County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Dewey County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Edmunds County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Fall River County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Faulk County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Gregory County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Haakon County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hamlin County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hand County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hanson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Harding County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hughes County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hutchinson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hyde County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jerauld County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Kingsbury County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lyman County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... McCook County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... McPherson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Meade County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Mellette County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Miner County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Minnehaha County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Moody County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Pennington County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Perkins County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Potter County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Roberts County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Sanborn County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Shannon County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Spink County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Stanley County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Sully County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Todd County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Tripp County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Turner County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Union County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Walworth County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Yankton County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Ziebach County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ...


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Mitchell, South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (705 words)
Mitchell is a city in Davison County, South Dakota, USA.
Mitchell has been assigned the ZIP code 57301 and the FIPS place code 43100.
Adam Morrison, former Gonzaga University basketball star and the #3 pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, briefly lived in Mitchell as a young child while his father was coaching at Dakota Wesleyan.
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