Faulkton, 一个有736人的友好小镇, 福克县的县城在哪里, 南达科塔州, 位于詹姆斯河和密苏里河之间, 沿着U.S. 212号公路. The county area is 1,008 square miles and was named for Territorial Governor Andrew J. 福克，因此得名福克顿.
The community was founded in 1882, before 南达科塔州 became a state. It became the county seat in 1886 when the railroad by-passed LaFoon, the first county seat - now designated by a historic marker five miles east of Faulkton at the intersection of Hwys 45 and 212. 福克顿靠近该县的地理中心.
尼克松河, 因为它在当地被称为“蛇的南叉”, (官方)流经福克顿社区. It is also the source of beautiful Lake Faulkton, two miles to the west.
福克顿是一个农业/牧场社区. 它的经济在很大程度上依赖农业. A wide range of crops from soybeans, corn, rye and sunflowers, are grown in the area. Livestock producers abound throughout the Faulkton area with beef operations dominating the industry.