Buffalo Lake (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)

Buffalo Lake is a lake in South Dakota, in the United States.[1]

Buffalo Lake
LocationMinnehaha County, South Dakota
Coordinates43°49′44″N 97°02′59″W / 43.8289234°N 97.0496866°W / 43.8289234; -97.0496866Coordinates: 43°49′44″N 97°02′59″W / 43.8289234°N 97.0496866°W / 43.8289234; -97.0496866
Typelake
Surface elevation1,650 feet (500 m)

Buffalo Lake was so named on account of the lake being a natural habitat of buffalo fish.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Buffalo Lake (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.2. University of South Dakota. p. 13.