The fact that 482 common school districts in South Dakota failed to operate a single too small. It may be noted that 25 counties had nine or more districts without schools. The fact that 10 west river counties were in this category is especially significant in as much as most of the districts in this part of the state are a township or more in size.
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Kumlien, W. F., "Local School Units in South Dakota I. School Districts" (1944). Agricultural Experiment Station Rural Sociology Pamphlets (1940-1977). 110.