Codington County, South Dakota Records
Codington County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on February 15, 1877 from Indian lands. The county was named in honor of Reverend G.S. Codington, territorial legislator.
Codington County Cities and Towns include Appleby, Florence, Grover, Henry, Kampeska, Kranzburg, Rauville, South Shore, Wallace, Watertown, Waverly.
Codington 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 Codington 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.
- Codington County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1887 and Land Records from 1877?. 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.
- Codington County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1877? and Court Records from 1877?.
Codington 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
Codington 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
Codington County, South Dakota Resources
- Watertown Genealogical Society, 2322 Conifer Road, Watertown, SD 57201
- Codington County, South Dakota Message Boards
- Codington County, South Dakota Genealogy Forum
Codington County, South Dakota External Links
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002)
- Codington County, South Dakota Books - Amazon
- Codington Co., South Dakota - FindaGrave
- Codington County, South Dakota Links - Cyndi's List
- Codington Co. SDGenweb
- Codington County, South Dakota Ancestry Database Collections
- Codington County, South Dakota Military Records