Lake County, South Dakota Records

Lake County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on January 08, 1873 from Brookings County, Hanson County. The county was named for the Lakes within the county.

Lake County is bordered by Brookings County (northeast), Moody County (east), Minnehaha County (southeast), McCook County (southwest), Miner County (west), Kingsbury County (northwest).

Lake County Cities and Towns include Chester, Franklin, Junius, Madison, Nunda, Ramona, Rutland, Wentworth, Winfred. has is a collection of old South Dakota maps.

Lake County, South Dakota Courthouse Records

The Lake County Courthouse is located in Madison, 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 Lake 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.

  • Lake County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1880  and Land Records from 1873?. 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.
  • Lake County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1873? and Court Records from 1873?.

Lake County, South Dakota Census Records

Lake County, South Dakota Vital Records

Lake County, South Dakota Resources

Lake County, South Dakota External Links

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