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Ideal is an unincorporated community in northern Tripp County, South Dakota, United States. 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 United States
Ideal
Ideal
Ideal (the United States)
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.