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You can study local histories and maps to learn about the places in South Dakota where your family lived. There are two very helpful guides that will help you identify South Dakota place-names. [[Image:Sign for gazetteers page.jpg|South Dakota Sign]]
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You can study local histories and maps to learn about the places in [[Portal:South Dakota|South Dakota]] where your family lived. There are two very helpful guides that will help you identify South Dakota place-names. [[Image:Sign for gazetteers page.jpg|South Dakota Sign]]  
  
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** R. L. Polk & Company. ''Northwestern Gazetteer: Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana Gazetteer and Business Directory''. St. Paul, Minnesota: R. L. Polk & Company, 1914. (FHL films 1321220-1.)
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**R. L. Polk & Company. ''Northwestern Gazetteer: Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana Gazetteer and Business Directory''. St. Paul, Minnesota: R. L. Polk & Company, 1914. (FHL films 1321220-1.)  
** Phillips, George H. ''The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930''. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (FHL book 978.3 E8p.)
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**Phillips, George H. ''The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930''. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (FHL book 978.3 E8p.)
  
=== Online Resource<br> ===
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=== Online Resource<br> ===
  
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** The Columbia Gazetteer of North America - '''http://www.bartleby.com/69/'''
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**The Columbia Gazetteer of North America - '''http://www.bartleby.com/69/'''  
** U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. Gazetteer - '''http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer'''
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**U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. Gazetteer - '''http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer'''  
** U.S. Geological Survey: '''[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=171:1:3642350954468940056 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)]'''<br>
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**U.S. Geological Survey: '''[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=171:1:3642350954468940056 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)]'''<br>  
** University of South Dakota: '''[http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF South Dakota Place Names]'''(many resources are referenced in this guide)''[http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF ''''']<br>'''
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**University of South Dakota: '''[http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF South Dakota Place Names]'''(many resources are referenced in this guide)''[http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF ]''[http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF]'''<br>'''  
** Directory of Cities and Towns in South Dakota - '''http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/46/'''
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**Directory of Cities and Towns in South Dakota - '''http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/46/'''
  
=== '''Photo<br>''' ===
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=== '''Photo<br>''' ===
  
Photo courtesy of '''http://rockyweb.cr.usgs.gov/outreach/articles/isntthatspatial_7_placenames.html'''. Go to this website to learn more about place names.
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Photo courtesy of '''http://rockyweb.cr.usgs.gov/outreach/articles/isntthatspatial_7_placenames.html'''. Go to this website to learn more about place names.<br>
 
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Revision as of 01:34, 1 June 2008

You can study local histories and maps to learn about the places in South Dakota where your family lived. There are two very helpful guides that will help you identify South Dakota place-names. South Dakota Sign

    • R. L. Polk & Company. Northwestern Gazetteer: Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana Gazetteer and Business Directory. St. Paul, Minnesota: R. L. Polk & Company, 1914. (FHL films 1321220-1.)
    • Phillips, George H. The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (FHL book 978.3 E8p.)

Online Resource

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Photo courtesy of http://rockyweb.cr.usgs.gov/outreach/articles/isntthatspatial_7_placenames.html. Go to this website to learn more about place names.