South Dakota State University
This publication notes some basic and non-reversible trends in South Dakota communities, and proposes guidelines of those counties that may constitute a viable economic unit and a base for growth and development. Reasons for change in communities, methods of determining functional trade areas, and suggestions for groupings of counties are discussed.
South Dakota State University, Cooperative Extension,, "Some Guidelines for Organizing Economic Development Efforts in South Dakota Along Trade Area Lines" (1966). SDSU Extension Circulars. 716.