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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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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Dakota|South Dakota]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South_Dakota_Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]'' {{Adoption SDGenWeb}}
  
**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. (Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=142321&disp=Northwestern+gazetteer%2C+Minnesota%2C+N%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1321220-1.)]
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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]]
**Phillips, George H. ''The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930''. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=978.3+E8p 978.3 E8p].)
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*R. L. Polk &amp; Company. ''Northwestern Gazetteer: Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana Gazetteer and Business Directory''. St. Paul, Minnesota: R. L. Polk &amp; Company, 1914. (Family History Library films {{FHL|142321|title-id|disp=1321220-1.)}}
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*Phillips, George H. ''The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930''. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (Family History Library book {{FHL|978.3 E8p|disp=978.3 E8p}}.)
  
 
=== Online Resource<br> ===
 
=== Online Resource<br> ===
  
**The Columbia Gazetteer of North America - '''http://www.bartleby.com/69/'''
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*[http://www.bartleby.com/69/ The Columbia Gazetteer of North America]
**U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. Gazetteer - '''http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer'''
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*[http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/gazetteer U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. 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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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Geological Survey] [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=171:1:3642350954468940056 (GNIS)]  
**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>'''
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*University of South Dakota: [http://www.usd.edu/library/pdf/SouthDakotaPlaceNames.PDF South Dakota Place Names] (identifies many resources)  
**Directory of Cities and Towns in South Dakota - '''http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/46/'''
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*[http://www.fallingrain.com/world/US/46/ Directory of Cities and Towns in South Dakota]
  
 
=== '''Photo<br>''' ===
 
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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.  
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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. {{South Dakota|South Dakota}}
  
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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. 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. (Family History Library films 1321220-1.)
  • Phillips, George H. The Postoffices of South Dakota, 1861-1930. Crete, Nebraska: J-B Publishing, 1975. (Family History Library book 978.3 E8p.)

Online Resource

Photo

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