Terry, South Dakota

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


A post office called Terry was established in 1892, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1929.[2] The community took its name from nearby Terry Peak.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Terry, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Lawrence County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  3. ^ 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. 129.

Coordinates: 44°20′01″N 103°49′01″W / 44.33361°N 103.81694°W / 44.33361; -103.81694