Perkins County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide

Perkins County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on February 26, 1909 from Butte County, Harding County. The county was named in honor of Henry E. Perkins, state senator. Learn More About State of South Dakota History

Perkins County is bordered by Adams County, North Dakota (north), Corson County (east), Ziebach County (southeast), Meade County (south), Butte County (southwest), Harding County (west).

Perkins County Cities and Towns include Bison, Lemmon.

Perkins County, South Dakota Courthouse Records

The Perkins County Courthouse is located in Bison, South Dakota. Learn More About State of South Dakota Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  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 Perkins county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Perkins County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1908 and Land Records from 1909?. 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.
  • Perkins County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1909? and Court Records from 1909?.

Perkins County, South Dakota Census Records

Perkins County, South Dakota Vital Records

Perkins County, South Dakota Resources

Perkins County, South Dakota External Links

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