Deerfield, South Dakota

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

History[edit]

A post office called Deerfield was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] The community was so named on account of the area being a favorite hunting ground of deer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Deerfield, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Pennington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 34.

Coordinates: 44°01′02″N 103°50′03″W / 44.01722°N 103.83417°W / 44.01722; -103.83417