Farmingdale, South Dakota

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

HistoryEdit

A post office called Farmingdale was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1973.[2] A large share of the early settlers being farmers caused the name to be selected.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Farmingdale, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Pennington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 16 March 2005. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 37.

Coordinates: 43°57′33″N 102°53′02″W / 43.95917°N 102.88389°W / 43.95917; -102.88389