Faulk County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide2016-05-28T19:37:12+00:00

Faulk County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide

Faulk County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on January 08, 1873 from Unorganized lands. The county was named in honor of Andrew Jackson Faulk, Governor of Dakota Territory. Learn More About State of South Dakota History

Faulk County is bordered by Edmunds County (north), Spink County (east), Hand County (south), Hyde County (southwest), Potter County (west).

Faulk County Cities and Towns include Chelsea, Cresbard, Faulkton, Miranda, Norbeck, Onaka, Orient, Rockham, Seneca, Wecota, Zell.

Faulk County, South Dakota Courthouse Records

The Faulk County Courthouse is located in Faulkton, 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 Faulk 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 of the clerk of the circuit court (1883—1958).

  • Faulk County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1883 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.
  • Faulk County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1884 and Court Records from 1884.

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