Fort Thompson, Buffalo County, South Dakota

Fort Thompson: Census-designated place in Buffalo County, South Dakota, United States


Fort Thompson is a CDP located in the county of Buffalo in the U.S. state of South Dakota.

Quick Facts about Fort Thompson

Population : 1,282
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Buffalo County
Postal code : 57339
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 32.63 km2
Altitude : 1,440 feet / 439 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 03:49:45 (27th November 2022)
Fort Thompson locator map
Location of Fort Thompson on South Dakota map.
Fort Thompson Mounds image
Fort Thompson Mounds
Fort Thompson Mounds image


Fort Thompson is located at 44°4'7"N 99°26'16"W (44.0686000, -99.4378800).

Fort Thompson map

Fort Thompson zip code is 57339. County name: Buffalo, County fips: 46017

People born in Fort Thompson (2)

People born in Fort Thompson, including editor, essayist, poet, novelist, academic Elizabeth Cook-Lynn, politician Michael Jandreau, .


Post offices near Fort Thompson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Thompson Post Office Fort Thompson (SD) 57339

Other cities in Buffalo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buffalo County , SD.

City Name Population Title
Shelby 97 Township in Brown County, South Dakota

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Thompson distances to largest South Dakota cities