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Ferney, South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,304 ft (397 m)
 • Total 43
 • Density 43/sq mi (16.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
FIPS code 46-21380
GNIS feature ID 1255039

Ferney is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 43. Ferney has been assigned the ZIP code of 57439.


Ferney was laid out and platted in 1886 by W. H. Ferney, and named for him. According to another tradition, the name is a transfer from Ferney, France. A post office was established at Ferney in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1984.

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