Vetal, South Dakota

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

HistoryEdit

The community was named for Vetal Valandry, a pioneer settler.[2] A post office was established in 1912, and remained in operation until 1967.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vetal, South Dakota
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 65.
  3. ^ "Bennett County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015.

Coordinates: 43°12′52″N 101°22′37″W / 43.21444°N 101.37694°W / 43.21444; -101.37694