Pierre, Sooth Dakota

Frae Wikipedia
Lowp tae: navigation, rake
Pierre
čhúŋkaške
Ceety
Pierre, Sooth Dakota
The Sooth Dakota State Capitol biggin near the Missouri River in dountoun Pierre.
The Sooth Dakota State Capitol biggin near the Missouri River in dountoun Pierre.
Motto: "On The River-On The Move"
Location in Hughes Coonty an the state o Sooth Dakota
Location in Hughes Coonty an the state o Sooth Dakota
Pierre is located in United States
Pierre
Pierre
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 44°22′5″N 100°20′11″W / 44.36806°N 100.33639°W / 44.36806; -100.33639
Kintra Unitit States
State Sooth Dakota
Coonty Hughes
Foondit 1880
Incorporatit 1883[1]
Govrenment
 • Mayor Laurie Gill
Aurie[2]
 • Tot 13.07 sq mi (33.85 km2)
 • Laund 13.06 sq mi (33.83 km2)
 • Watter 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 1,453 ft (442 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Tot 13,646
 • Estimate (2013)[4] 13,984
 • Density 1,044.9/sq mi (403.4/km2)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57501
Aurie code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-49600
GNIS featur ID 1266887[5]
Wabsteid City of Pierre

Pierre (/ˈpɪər/ PEER)[6] (Lakota: čhúŋkaške;[7] "fort") is the caipital o the state o Sooth Dakota an the coonty seat o Hughes Coonty.[8] The population wis 13,646 at the 2010 census, makkin it the seicont least populous state caipital efter Montpelier, Vermont. Foondit in 1880 on the Missouri River opposite Fort Pierre, Pierre haes been the caipital syne South Dakota gained stateheid on 2 November 1889, haein been chosen for its location in the geographic center o the state. Fort Pierre itsel wis namit efter Pierre Chouteau, Jr., an American fur trader o French origin.

Pierre is the principal ceety o the Pierre Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes aw o Hughes an Stanley coonties.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. William D. Halsey, ed. (1976). "Pierre". Collier's Encyclopedia. 19. New York: Macmillan Educational Corporation. pp. 42–43. 
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-10-04. 
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. "Broadcast Pronunciation Guide and South Dakota Pronunciations". Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-11-10. 
  7. Ullrich, Jan F. (2014). New Lakota Dictionary (2nd ed.). Bloomington, IN: Lakota Language Consortium. ISBN 978-0-9761082-9-0. 
  8. "Find a Coonty". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.