Harding County, South Dakota Records
Harding County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on February 26, 1909 from Unorganized lands. The county was named in honor of J.A. Harding, Speaker of the House for Dakota Territory.
Harding County is bordered by Bowman County, North Dakota (north), Adams County, North Dakota (northeast), Perkins County (east), Butte County (south), Carter County, Montana (west), Fallon County, Montana (northwest).
Harding County Cities and Towns include Buffalo, Camp Crook, Ludlow, Reva, Ralph.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old South Dakota maps.
Harding County, South Dakota Courthouse Records
The Harding County Courthouse is located in Buffalo, 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 Harding 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.
The state archives has Territorial Registers of Action (1881—90); probate and circuit court records (1881—1957).
- Harding County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1909 and Land Records from 1881?. 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.
- Harding County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1881? and Court Records from 1881?.
Harding County, South Dakota Census Records
- Learn More: State of South Dakota Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S., Schedules of Special Census of Indians: 1885-1940,
- State Population Schedules: 1905, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945
Harding 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
Harding County, South Dakota Resources
Harding County, South Dakota External Links
- South Dakota Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002)
- Harding County, South Dakota Books - Amazon
- Harding Co., South Dakota - FindaGrave
- Harding County, South Dakota Links - Cyndi's List
- Harding Co. SDGenweb
- Harding County, South Dakota Ancestry Database Collections
- Harding County, South Dakota Military Records