8-1-2Division of county into townships--Boundaries--Alterations.

The board of county commissioners shall continue to divide the county into as many civil townships as the conveniences of the citizens may require, and shall accurately define the boundaries thereof, and may from time to time make such alterations in the number, names, and boundaries thereof as it may deem proper, by advice of the people as provided for in this chapter.

Source: SL 1890, ch 34, § 1; RPolC 1903, § 987; RC 1919, § 6029; SDC 1939, § 58.0102.