Amherst, South Dakota facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Marshall
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 57421

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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