Creighton, South Dakota

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

History[edit]

Creighton was laid out in 1909, and named after Creighton, Nebraska, the native home of the first settlers.[2] A post office called Creighton was established in 1908, and remained in operation until 1984.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Creighton, South Dakota
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 32.
  3. ^ "Pennington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 January 2015.

Coordinates: 44°15′18″N 102°12′29″W / 44.25500°N 102.20806°W / 44.25500; -102.20806