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Mitchell is the county seat of Davison County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 15,254 at the 2010 census.Mitchell is the principal city of the Mitchell Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Davison and Hanson counties.HistoryThe first settlement at Mitchell was made in 1879. Mitchell was incorporated in 1883. It was named for Milwaukee banker Alexander Mitchell, President of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad (Milwaukee Road).GeographyMitchell is located at, on the James River.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.14sqmi, of which, 11.14sqmi is land and 1.00sqmi is water.Mitchell has been assigned the ZIP code 57301 and the FIPS place code 43100.ClimateMitchell has a humid continental climate, like much of the Midwestern United States, with cold, harsh, sometimes snowy winters, and hot, sometimes humid summers. Average daytime summer temperatures range from 86 °F (30 °C) during the day, and 62 °F (16 °C) during the night, and winter daytime temperatures average 26 °F (-3 °C) during the day, and 4 °F ( -15 °C) during the night. Most of the precipitation falls during the summer months, the wettest month being June, with an average of 3.52 inches (89.4 mm) of rain, and the driest month is January, with only 0.47 inches (11.9 mm) of rain. Mitchell is located in Tornado Alley, so thunderstorms, often spawning tornadoes, can be expected.To find out how to plan a trip to United States, use our trip itinerary maker.
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