Eureka, South Dakota

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Eureka is a city in McPherson County, South Dakota, United States. It is near the North Dakota state line. The population was 868 at the 2010 census.[1]

Eureka was laid out in 1887, and named "Eureka", a Greek word meaning "I have found it!"[2] Eureka is located at 45°46′9″N 99°37′19″W / 45.76917°N 99.62194°W / 45.76917; -99.62194 (45.769069, -99.621953).[3]

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  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  2. Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 37.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.