Agency Village, South Dakota

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Agency Village, South Dakota
Census-designated place
Tiospa Zina Tribal School, located in Agency Village
Tiospa Zina Tribal School, located in Agency Village
Coordinates: 45°34′51″N 97°4′59″W / 45.58083°N 97.08306°W / 45.58083; -97.08306Coordinates: 45°34′51″N 97°4′59″W / 45.58083°N 97.08306°W / 45.58083; -97.08306
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Roberts
Elevation 1,594 ft (486 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 181
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57262
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-00520[2]
GNIS feature ID 2584542[2]

Agency Village is an unincorporated census-designated place in Roberts County, South Dakota, United States. The village is headquarters of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate and home to Sisseton Wahpeton College.[3] The village hosts a number of pow-wow's, one of which is held annually just before Independence Day. This outdoor pow-wow draws a large number of tourists to the area. The community is primarily made up of members of the tribe.

Geography[edit]

Agency Village is located within Agency Township and is part of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office assigned ZIP code of 57262, which it shares with nearby Sisseton.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Agency Village was not counted separately during the 2000 Census.[5] However, the township reported 277 people, 83 households, and 70 families.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate". South Dakota Office of Tribal Government Relations. Archived from the original on 10 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-12. [dead link]
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ U.S. Census Bureau (2003). "Population and Housing Unit Counts, North Dakota" (PDF). 2000 Census of Population and Housing. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  6. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. Census 2000. "Census Demographic Profiles, Agency Township" (PDF). CenStats Databases. <http://censtats.census.gov/data/>. Retrieved 2009-01-31.