Saint Onge, South Dakota

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Saint Onge
Saint Onge is located in South Dakota
Saint Onge
Saint Onge
Location within the state of South Dakota
Saint Onge is located in the United States
Saint Onge
Saint Onge
Saint Onge (the United States)
Coordinates: 44°32′48″N 103°43′14″W / 44.54667°N 103.72056°W / 44.54667; -103.72056Coordinates: 44°32′48″N 103°43′14″W / 44.54667°N 103.72056°W / 44.54667; -103.72056
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLawrence
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
57779

Saint Onge (pronounced "saynt AHNJ'"[1]) is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Saint Onge has been assigned the ZIP code of 57779.[2]

History[edit]

Saint Onge was laid out in 1881.[3] The community was named for Henry St. Onge, a pioneer settler.[4] A post office called Saint Onge has been in operation since 1881.[5]

Home to pioneer Roger Buffington Baldwin, who help develop the large 2 story buildings in the heart of town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broadcast Pronunciation Guide and South Dakota Pronunciations". Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2011-06-14. Retrieved 2009-11-10.
  2. ^ "Saint Onge, SD ZIP Codes". SD HomeTownLocator. HTL, Inc. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 60.
  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. 122.
  5. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.

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