Mosher, South Dakota

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

History[edit]

Mosher had its start in 1930 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] The community has the name of Harmon B. Mosher, a railroad official.[2] A post office was established at Mosher in 1930, and remained in operation until 1974.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mosher, South Dakota
  2. ^ a b Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 52.
  3. ^ "Mellette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 February 2015.

Coordinates: 43°28′06″N 100°17′53″W / 43.46833°N 100.29806°W / 43.46833; -100.29806