Rumford, South Dakota

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Rumford, South Dakota
Rumford is located in South Dakota
Location in the state of South Dakota
Rumford is located in the United States
Rumford (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°7′36″N 103°41′53″W / 43.12667°N 103.69806°W / 43.12667; -103.69806Coordinates: 43°7′36″N 103°41′53″W / 43.12667°N 103.69806°W / 43.12667; -103.69806
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyFall River
3,517 ft (1,072 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-56700[1]
GNIS feature ID1262342[2]

Rumford is an unincorporated community in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. It is located on South Dakota Highway 471 19 miles (31 km) southeast of Edgemont. Rumford is not tracked by the Census Bureau and shares a ZIP code (57735) with Edgemont and other surrounding towns and rural areas.

Rumford had its start in 1889 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3]

References in popular culture[edit]

Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys included the song "Rumford, South Dakota, is No More" on their 1974 "Snowfall" album.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 59.