Fall River County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide2016-05-28T19:36:50+00:00

Fall River County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide

Fall River County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on March 06, 1883 from Custer County. The county was named for the Fall River. Learn More About State of South Dakota History

Fall River County is bordered by Custer County (north), Shannon County (east), Dawes County, Nebraska, Sioux County, Nebraska (south), Niobrara County, Wyoming (west).

Fall River County Cities and Towns include Ardmore, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Oelrichs, Rumford.

Fall River County, South Dakota Courthouse Records

The Fall River County Courthouse is located in Hot Springs, 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 Fall River 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. The state archives has records (1891—1915).

  • Fall River County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from Unknown and Land Records from 1883?. 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.
  • Fall River County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1883? and Court Records from 1883?.

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Fall River County, South Dakota Vital Records

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