Oral, South Dakota

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Unincorporated community
Oral is located in South Dakota
Location within the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°24′18″N 103°16′7″W / 43.40500°N 103.26861°W / 43.40500; -103.26861Coordinates: 43°24′18″N 103°16′7″W / 43.40500°N 103.26861°W / 43.40500; -103.26861
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Fall River
Elevation 2,969 ft (905 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 57766
Sign in Oral
Rooftop in Oral

Oral is an unincorporated community in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States at an elevation of 2,969 feet (905 m).[1] Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Oral has been assigned the ZIP Code of 57766.[2]


A post office called Oral has been in operation since 1894.[3] The community was so named in the hope it would become something people would be talking about.[4]


  1. ^ "Oral, South Dakota Information". ePodunk - Town, City & County Information. ePodunk. Retrieved September 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Oral, SD ZIP Codes". SD HomeTownLocator. HTL, Inc. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Fall River County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  4. ^ 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. 110. 

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