Day County, South Dakota Records
Day County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on February 22, 1879 from Clark County. The county was named in honor of Merrit H. Day, territorial legislator.
Day County is bordered by Marshall County (north), Roberts County (east), Grant County (southeast), Codington County, Clark County (south), Spink County (southwest), Brown County (west).
Day County Cities and Towns include Andover, Bristol, Butler, Crandall, Grenville, Holmquist, Lily, Pierpont, Roslyn, Waubay, Webster.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old South Dakota maps.
Day County, South Dakota Courthouse Records
The Day County Courthouse is located in Webster, South Dakota. Learn More About State of South Dakota Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Day county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
Courthouse was destroyed by a fire in 1962.
- Day County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1882 and Land Records from 1879?. The County Register of Deeds is the primary record-keeping and archival repository for county land records and for the recording & maintaining of records pertaining to that real estate, plats, deeds, mortgages & many miscellaneous documents. This office is the keeper of birth, death & marriage records, military discharge records, fictitious name filings, and various types of liens, including mechanic’s liens, state and federal tax liens.
- Day County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1879? and Court Records from 1879?.
Day County, South Dakota Census Records
- Learn More: State of South Dakota Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S., Schedules of Special Census of Indians: 1880, 1885-1940,
- State Population Schedules: 1885 Territorial Census, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Day County, South Dakota Vital Records
- Learn More: State of South Dakota Vital Records
- Birth, Death and Marriage Records: since July 1905, also from County Register of Deeds
- Divorce Records: since July 1905, also from County Clerk of Courts
- Locations: South Dakota Department of Health
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Records, Dept of Health, 600 East Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501-2536; (605) 773-4961
Day County, South Dakota Resources
Day County, South Dakota External Links
- South Dakota Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002)
- Day County, South Dakota Books - Amazon
- Day Co., South Dakota - FindaGrave
- Day County, South Dakota Links - Cyndi's List
- Day Co. SDGenweb
- Day County, South Dakota Ancestry Database Collections
- Day County, South Dakota Military Records