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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Lake Preston came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Lake Preston in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Lake Preston. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Lake Preston is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Lake Preston post office opened in 1882.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Lake Preston:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

Rand McNally Map of South Dakota (1937)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Shell Oil Road Map for South Dakota (1949)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Lake Preston in these Censuses: 2010-2000. See our Census Page for Lake Preston for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Lake Preston. See our Misc Page for Lake Preston for more information.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Preston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of South Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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