There are 9 US Post Offices in Meade County serving a total of 21,045 residents equating to 2,338 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 33,590 packages are handled across the 9 county post offices annually. Meade County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,434. Its county seat is Sturgis. The county was created in 1889 and was named for Fort Meade, which was garrisoned as a United States military post in the area in 1878 and was named for General George Meade. Meade County is part of the Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area."