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Fall River County
Battle Mountain Sanitarium in Hot Springs.
Map of South Dakota highlighting Fall River County
Location within the U.S. state of South Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting South Dakota
South Dakota's location within the U.S.
Country  United States
State  South Dakota
Founded April 3, 1883
Named for Fall River
Area
 • Total 1,749 sq mi (4,530 km2)
 • Land 1,740 sq mi (4,500 km2)
 • Water 9.2 sq mi (24 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
6,849
 • Density 4.1/sq mi (1.6/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district At-large

Fall River County is a county located in the southwest corner of the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 7,094 people lived there. Its county seat is Hot Springs. The county was created in 1883. It is named for Fall River which runs through it.

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