Pedro

Name:

Pedro

County:

Pennington

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

44°25′12″N 102°07′08″W / 44.42°N 102.119°W / 44.42 -102.119

Elevation:

2,031 ft (619 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Pedro is a populated place in Pennington County, South Dakota. Pedro once had a population of 300 and had its own newspaper, the Pedro Bugle, but is now a ghost town.

Remains:

The community’s name was selected during a game of Pedro

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

Carrie Ingalls (Little House on the Prairie) worked for E.L. Senn (who owned as many as fifty-one newspapers in South Dakota at that time) in Pedro, which was not too far from her claim. By the summer of 1909, she was the manager working for Senn at the Pedro Bugle