Englewood, South Dakota

Englewood is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota.[1]

HistoryEdit

Englewood was first called Ten-Mile Ranch. It was originally a stagecoach stop in the late 1870s, and the name changed when it became a railroad center.[2] A post office called Englewood was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1943.[3] The community most likely was named after Englewood, Chicago.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Englewood, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Englewood Trailhead - South Dakota". Black Hills & Badlands. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
  3. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 16 March 2005. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1–3. University of South Dakota. p. 37.

Coordinates: 44°17′49″N 103°47′05″W / 44.29694°N 103.78472°W / 44.29694; -103.78472