Ferney, South Dakota facts for kids
|Ferney, South Dakota|
|• Total||1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)|
|• Land||1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,304 ft (397 m)|
|• Density||43/sq mi (16.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|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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