There are 63 Courts in South Dakota, serving a population of 855,444 people in an area of 75,791 square miles. There is 1 Court per 13,578 people, and 1 Court per 1,203 square miles.
The state of South Dakota is ranked 14th in Courts per capita, and 47th in Courts per square mile.
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South Dakota Appellate Courts
Court Name: South Dakota Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: State Capitol
Number of Judges: 5
|Court Name||Source of Authority||Geographic Jurisdiction||Number of Judges|
|South Dakota Circuit Court||State Legislation||District/Circuit||43|
|South Dakota Magistrate Court||State Legislation||District/Circuit||16|