Minnehaha County, South Dakota Records
Minnehaha County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on April 05, 1862 from Unorganized territory. The county was named for the Sioux term for waterfall.
Minnehaha County is bordered by Moody County (north), Rock County, Minnesota (east), Lyon County, Iowa, Lincoln County (south), Turner County (southwest), McCook County (west), Lake County (northwest).
Minnehaha County Cities and Towns include Baltic, Brandon, Colton, Crooks, Dell Rapids, Garretson, Hartford, Humboldt, Sherman, Sioux Falls, Valley Springs.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old South Dakota maps.
Minnehaha County, South Dakota Courthouse 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 Minnehaha 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 holds probate records (1873—1907) and wills (1961—1974).
- Minnehaha County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1872 and Land Records from 1862?. 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.
- Minnehaha County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1862? and Court Records from 1862?.
Minnehaha County, South Dakota Census Records
- Learn More: State of South Dakota Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870 (as Dakota Territory), 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: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Minnehaha 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
Minnehaha County, South Dakota Resources
- Little Cornwall On The Prarie, 2805 South Fourth Avenue, Sioux Falls SD 57105
- Nordland Heritage Foundation, Augustana College, Sioux Falls SD 57l97
- Sioux Valley Genealogical Society
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Message Boards
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Genealogy Boards
Minnehaha County, South Dakota External Links
- South Dakota Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002)
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Books - Amazon
- Minnehaha County, Probate Case Records, 1873-1935 Probate case records located at the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre. The files are arranged by box, folder and file numbers.
- Minnehaha Co., South Dakota - FindaGrave
- History of Minnehaha County, South Dakota : containing an account of its settlements, growth, development and resources, an ext
- A comprehensive history of Minnehaha County, South Dakota : its background, her pioneers, their record of achievement and devel
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Links - Cyndi's List
- Minnehaha Co. SDGenweb
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Ancestry Database Collections
- Minnehaha County, South Dakota Military Records