Mazeppa Township, Grant County, South Dakota

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Mazeppa Township - located in Grant County, State of South Dakota, United States. The population is 79 people in the 2000 census. 47% of the inhabitants of the village of Mazeppa German origin, and 11% of the Irish, the rest of the Norwegian and English.[1] was named in honor of Hetman Ivan Mazepa.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Proposed founder of the village of Mazeppa - Karl Korth

Supposedly founded by Charles and Ernestine Kors in 1885.[2]

Geography[edit]

The city has a total area of 134.075 km ². State of South Dakota highway number 81 is the main road route for residents of the city.

Population[edit]

As of 2000 there were 79 people, consists of people employed in agricultural production.[3]

Population density - 0.59 persons per square kilometer. Men - 53.16%, female - 46.84%. The racial makeup of the city - white. The age structure of population :0–9 years - 20.25%, 10-19 - 2.53%, 20–29 years - 16.46%, 30–39 years - 16.46%, 40–49 years - 11.39%, 50–59 years - 6.33%, 60–69 years - 12.66%, the years 70-79 - 10.13%.[4]

Education[edit]

16% Mazeppa residents aged 25 and older have a bachelor's degree or have graduated from college.

Coordinates: 45°11′57″N 96°58′36″W / 45.19917°N 96.97667°W / 45.19917; -96.97667

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