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De Smet

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De Smet is a city in and the county seat of Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,089 at the 2010 census.HistoryDe Smet was platted in 1880. It was named for Belgian Father Pierre De Smet, a 19th-century Jesuit missionary who worked with Native Americans in the United States and its territories for most of his life. In the mid 1880s, failures of crops after three-year period of drought and prairie fires caused settlers to relocate their farms and homesteads. By 1917, it was a cow town, with many trains passing through every day.GeographyDe Smet is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.16sqmi, all of it land.De Smet has been assigned the ZIP code 57231 and the FIPS place code 16260.TransportationThe only transportation for De Smet is by road, or by air . One of the two highways running through De Smet is U.S. 14, in an east-west direction. The other is north-south South Dakota State Highway 25.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,089 people, 478 households, and 290 families residing in the city. The population density was 938.8PD/sqmi. There were 552 housing units at an average density of 475.9/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
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