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|Elevation||1,302 ft (397 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Houghton was platted in 1886. It was named for C. W. Houghton, an original owner of the town site. A post office was established in Houghton in 1886.
- Ralph Herseth was the twenty-first Governor of South Dakota from 1959 to 1961.
- Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, Former U.S. Representative
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