Rumford, South Dakota

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Rumford, South Dakota
Unincorporated community
Rumford is located in South Dakota
Rumford
Rumford
Rumford is located in the US
Rumford
Rumford
Location in the state of South Dakota
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
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Fall River
Elevation 3,517 ft (1,072 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-56700[1]
GNIS feature ID 1262342[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.

References[edit]

  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.