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Country United States
State South Dakota
County Marshall
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
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Amherst is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Amherst has been assigned the ZIP code of 57421.


A post office called Amherst was established in 1887. The community most likely takes its name from Amherst, Massachusetts.

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