Houghton, South Dakota facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 57449

Houghton is an unincorporated community in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Houghton has been assigned the ZIP code of 57449.


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.

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