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Lily is a former town in Day County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 4 at the 2010 census. The town was dissolved in March 2017 by the Day County court due to the population reaching zero.
Lily was a depot served by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad from 1898 until 1979. The town was named by its first postmaster, Ross Parks, after his sister, Lily. Mr. Parks and his sister homesteaded here in 1883. The post office is dated July 13, 1883.
In 1889 Vice President Hubert Humphrey’s maternal grandfather, Andrew Gutorm Sannes, settled his family in Lily. With his wife, Tomina Larson, and five children (including Kristine - b. 1883, Norway, mother of the future vice president), they moved here, where they had 6 more children.