Mansfield, South Dakota
|Mansfield, South Dakota|
|• Total||2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)|
|• Land||2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,296 ft (395 m)|
|• Density||39/sq mi (14.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1256319|
Mansfield is an unincorporated community and census-designated place on the border between Brown County and Spink County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 93 according to the 2010 census.
Located 2 miles (3 km) west of Highway 281, it is approximately 18 miles (29 km) south of Aberdeen, the third largest city in South Dakota. The James River flows 7 miles (11 km) east of Mansfield, and the surrounding James River Valley is some of the richest farmland in the state. Additionally, this area is widely known for its large variety of game and is a popular pheasant hunting venue.
Mansfield was named for John Mansfield, who owned the land where the community is located.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Mansfield CDP, South Dakota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 97.
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