Tilford, South Dakota facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Meade
Elevation 3,589 ft (1,094 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 57769
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-63580
GNIS feature ID 1262587

Tilford is an unincorporated community located in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. Tilford is located at Exit 40 off I-90, about 9.2 miles (14.8 km) south of Sturgis, the county seat. Although Tilford is unincorporated, it has its own ZIP code of 57769.


Tilford was platted in 1888. It was named for Colonel Joseph G. Tilford, commander of Fort Meade. A post office was established at Tilford in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1958.

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