Ferney, South Dakota
|Ferney, South Dakota|
|• Total||1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)|
|• Land||1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,304 ft (397 m)|
|• Density||43/sq mi (16.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1255039|
Ferney is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 43. Ferney has been assigned the ZIP code of 57439.
Ferney was laid out and platted in 1886 by W. H. Ferney, and named for him. According to another tradition, the name is a transfer from Ferney, France. A post office was established at Ferney in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1984.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Ferney CDP, South Dakota". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 7, 2014.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 71.
- Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 37.
- "Brown County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
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