Forest City, South Dakota

Forest City is an unincorporated community in Potter County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota.[1]


A post office called Forest City was established in 1884 and remained in operation until 1943.[2] The community was so named for a nearby tract of forest.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forest City, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Potter County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 38.

Coordinates: 45°00′10″N 100°18′01″W / 45.00278°N 100.30028°W / 45.00278; -100.30028