Miranda, South Dakota

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


Miranda was platted in 1886.[2] The community was named for the mother of a railroad official.[2] Miranda contained a post office from 1887 until 1985.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Miranda, South Dakota
  2. ^ a b 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. 103.
  3. ^ "Faulk County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.

Coordinates: 44°58′19″N 98°57′51″W / 44.97194°N 98.96417°W / 44.97194; -98.96417