Bemis, South Dakota

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Bemis is an unincorporated community in Deuel County in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of South Dakota.[1]

A post office called Bemis was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1985.[2] The community has the name of P. W. Bemis, a first settler.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bemis, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Deuel County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 26. 

Coordinates: 44°50′06″N 96°50′54″W / 44.83500°N 96.84833°W / 44.83500; -96.84833