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Melvin, South Dakota

Melvin is an ghost town in Custer County, in the U.S. state of South Dakota.[1]

History

Melvin contained a post office from 1889 until 1890.[2] The town was named for Melvin Perkins, the son of an early settler.[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Melvin, South Dakota
  2. ^ "Custer County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 101. 


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