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Lucas, South Dakota

Lucas is an unincorporated community in Gregory County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The community is located approximately eight miles west of Lake Francis Case between the north and south forks of Whetstone Creek. Gregory lies approximate ...

Ludlow, South Dakota

Ludlow is an unincorporated rural hamlet in Harding County, South Dakota, United States. It is located on Federal Highway 85 about 21 miles north of Buffalo, the Harding County seat, and 6 miles south of the North Dakota border. Although not trac ...

Lynn Lake (South Dakota)

Lynn Lake is a natural lake in Day County, South Dakota, in the United States. The lake is found at an elevation of 1.772 feet. Lake Lynn takes its name from the village of Lynn.

Lyons, South Dakota

Lyons is an unincorporated community in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Lyons has been assigned the ZIP code of 57041. Lyons was founded in 1886 and named after the town of Lyons.

Lake Madison

Lake Madison is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. Lake Madison was named after Madison, Wisconsin, as happened in the nearby town of Madison, South Dakota.

Mahto, South Dakota

A post office called Mahto was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1963. Mahto is a name derived from the Sioux language meaning "bear".

Mansfield, South Dakota

Mansfield is an unincorporated community and census-designated place on the border between Brown and Spink counties, South Dakota, United States. The population was 93 according to the 2010 census. Located 2 km 3 km West of highway 281, which is ...

Maple Leaf, South Dakota

Maple Leaf is an extinct town in Corson County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.

Mason, South Dakota

Mason was laid out in 1912, and named in honor of a local family. A post office called Mason was established in 1912, and remained in operation until 1940.

Maurine, South Dakota

A post office called Maurine was established in 1926, and remained in operation until 1960. The community has the name of Maurine Price, the daughter of a pioneer merchant.

McClarem Lake

McClarem Lake is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. Lake McClarem has the name Charles and William McClarem, pioneers who settled there.

Meadow View Addition, South Dakota

Meadow View Addition is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. Its population was 538 as of the 2010 census. The community is located on South Dakota Highway 115 north of Sioux Falls.

Meadow, South Dakota

Meadow is an unincorporated community in Perkins County, South Dakota, United States. Meadow is twelve miles east of Bison and two miles from the junction of South Dakota Highways 20 and 73. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Meadow has b ...

Medicine Lake (South Dakota)

Medicine Lake is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. The name of the lake comes from the Sioux Indians who did not believe in the waters of lake medicine held medicinal properties.

Melham, South Dakota

A post office called Melham was in operation between 1916 and 1943. The community has the name of John Melham, a businessperson in the lumber industry.

Milesville, South Dakota

Milesville is an unincorporated community in Haakon County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Milesville has been assigned the ZIP code of 57553. The village consists of one church, a post office, a veterinar ...

Millboro, South Dakota

Millboro is an unincorporated community in Tripp County, South Dakota, United States. Millboro is southwest of Colome. Millboro was founded in 1929 and named in honor of the planned gristmill near the city.

Milwaukee Lake

Milwaukee Lake is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. Lake Milwaukee was named in honor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, his home most of the first settlers.

Mina, South Dakota

A post office called Mina was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1983. The community most likely was named after Mina Erling, the daughter of a railroad official. In 1999, the plane carrying the PGA Golf golfer Payne Stewart and ...

Minnewasta Lake

Minnewasta Lake is a natural lake in Day County, South Dakota, in the United States. The lake found at the elevation of 1.801 feet. Minnewasta is a name derived from an Eastern Dakota language word mniwaste meaning "good water".

Mission Ridge, South Dakota

Mission Ridge is an unincorporated community in northern Stanley County, South Dakota, United States. It lies along Highway 1806 north of the city of Fort Pierre, the county seat of Stanley County. Its elevation is 1.985 feet. Mission Ridge has a ...

Mitchell Township, Davison County, South Dakota

Mitchell Township is a former township in Davison County, South Dakota, United States, now primarily overlaid by the city of Mitchell. Due in part to rising road expenditures, a declining tax base resulting from annexations of portions of Mitchel ...

Moenville, South Dakota

A post office called Moenville was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1953. The town had the name of Gustave Moen, a pioneer merchant.

Moon, South Dakota

Moon was laid out by T. J. Sherwood in 1910, and named in honor of Jack Moon, its first inhabitant. A post office called Moon was established in 1911, and remained in operation until 1953.

Morefield, South Dakota

Morefield is an unincorporated community in central Minnehaha County, South Dakota in Sverdrup Township. Morefield is 2 miles northeast of Crooks, along an abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific rail line that ran from Renner to Madis ...

Moritz, South Dakota

A post office called Moritz was established in 1899, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923. The community was named for Andrew Moritz, an early settler.

Mosher, South Dakota

Mosher had its start in 1930 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community has the name of Harmon B. Mosher, a railroad official. A post office was established at Mosher in 1930, and remained in operation until 1974.

Mud Butte, South Dakota

Mud Butte is a former village, now a diffuse unincorporated community, located in northern Meade County, South Dakota, United States. It roughly lies along U.S. Route 212, 55 miles northeast of the city of Sturgis. Its elevation is 2.871 feet. It ...

Mutske Lake

Mutske Lake is a lake in Campbell County, South Dakota, in the United States. It is impounded by the Matzke Lake Dam. Dam name Berthold Matzke, a pioneer who settled on the shore of the lake.

Mystic, South Dakota

A post office called Mystic was established in 1895, and remained in operation until 1954. It was supposed that the local Indians believed the surrounding area to be full of mystery, hence the name. A former variant name was Sitting Bull.

Naomi, South Dakota

Naomi is an unincorporated community in Turner County, in the South Dakota, United States. The community was platted by the Great Northern Railway, but the rail line was abandoned by the Burlington Northern Railroad in the early 1980s. Naomi sout ...

Newark, South Dakota

Newark was laid out in 1884, and named after Newark, New Jersey. A post office called Newark was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1958.

Norbeck, South Dakota

A post office called Norbeck was established in 1920, and remained in operation until 1971. The community has the name of Peter Norbeck, 9th Governor of South Dakota.

Norris, South Dakota

Norris is an unincorporated community in Mellette County, South Dakota, United States, which is not specifically tracked by the Census Bureau, but rather is only included in the census-designated place of the same name. Norris has the post office ...

North Red Iron Lake

North Red Iron Lake is a natural lake in Marshall County, South Dakota, in the United States. Red Iron lake are named after native American chief.

Nowlin, South Dakota

A post office called Nowlin was established in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1963. The community was named for Henry J. Nowlan, of the U.S. Army a recording error accounts for the error in spelling, which was never ...

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area is a state recreation area in Stanley County, South Dakota in the United States. The recreation area is named for being immediately downstream of the Oahe Dam and Lake Oahe, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dam and r ...

Oakwood Lakes State Park

Oakwood Lakes State Park is a South Dakota state park in Brookings County, South Dakota in the United States. The park is open for year-round recreation including camping, swimming, fishing, hiking and boating on Johnson Lake and Lake Tetonkaha. ...

Odakota Mountain

Odakota Mountain is a mountain located in western Pennington County, South Dakota, about 9 miles west of Hill City. It is the 2nd highest point in the Black Hills and in South Dakota. Until 1969, the Council on geographical names listed no name f ...

Okreek, South Dakota

Okreek is an unincorporated community in Todd County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 269. The town is wholly within the jurisdiction of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, and the populace is almost entirely Si ...

Ola, South Dakota

Ola is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Brule County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 13 according to the 2010 census. The CRC is located in the County southern Brulee, 2 km, 3 km West of South Dakota hig ...

Oral, South Dakota

Oral is an unincorporated community in Fall River County, South Dakota. Although not tracked in the census Bureau, oral has been assigned the index 57766.

Ordway, South Dakota

Ordway was platted in 1880. The community was named for Nehemiah G. Ordway, seventh Governor of Dakota Territory from June 1, 1880 until June 24, 1884. A post office was established in Ordway in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discon ...

Osceola, South Dakota

Osceola is an unincorporated community in western Kingsbury County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The community is located on the South Fork Pearl River and is about six miles southwest of Bancroft.

Ottumwa, South Dakota

A post office called Ottumwa was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1983. The community takes its name from Ottumwa, Iowa, the native home of a share of the early settlers.

Patricia, South Dakota

Patricia was laid out in 1927, and named in honor of Patricia Tutsch, the wife of a first settler. A post office called Patricia was established in 1927, and remained in operation until 1955.

Pedro, South Dakota

Pedro is a populated place in Pennington County, South Dakota. Pedro once had a population of 300 and had its own newspaper, the Pedro Bugle, but is now a ghost town.

Pelican Lake (Codington County, South Dakota)

Pelican Lake is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. The north-east shore of the lake is part of Watertown, South Dakota. Pelican lake got its name from the Pelican, which was found in the state.

Phantom Lake (South Dakota)

Phantom Lake is a natural lake in South Dakota, in the United States. Phantom lake was named after the phenomenon in which the lake disappears from view when viewed from different angles.

Pickerel Lake (South Dakota)

Pickerel Lake is a 955-acre spring-fed lake located in Day County, South Dakota, United States. Pickerel Lake is part of the Glacial Lakes Region that encompasses much of Northeast South Dakota and stretches along the Coteau des Prairies hills. T ...