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Ideal, South Dakota

Ideal is an unincorporated community in northern Tripp County, South Dakota, United States, named for its superb farmland. It lies north of the city of Winner, the county seat.[2] Its elevation is 1,886 feet (575 m).[1]

Ideal
Ideal is located in South Dakota
Ideal
Ideal
Location within the state of South Dakota
Ideal is located in the US
Ideal
Ideal
Ideal (the US)
Coordinates: 43°32′36″N 99°55′17″W / 43.54333°N 99.92139°W / 43.54333; -99.92139Coordinates: 43°32′36″N 99°55′17″W / 43.54333°N 99.92139°W / 43.54333; -99.92139
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyTripp
Elevation
1,886 ft (575 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
57541
Area code(s)605
GNIS feature ID1266832[1]

Ideal's town site was considered to be "ideal" for farming, hence the name.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ideal, South Dakota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '05. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2005, p. 93.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 43.