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Mitchell is a city in Davison County, in the Mitchell metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Alexander Mitchell, railroad president.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Mitchell. For links to other places called Mitchell, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mitchell is 43.709N. The longitude is -98.029W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,312 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,677.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mitchell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Davison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57301 ZIP code.
42% of Mitchell residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mitchell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mitchell was $17,888, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Mitchell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Mitchell include Mitchell Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mitchell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $315. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $761.
Libraries in Mitchell include Mitchell Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mitchell include Mitchell Daily Republic
TV stations in Mitchell include KDLV.
Davison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mitchell political report.
The average commute time for Mitchell workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mitchell between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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