Stanley County, South Dakota Genealogy Guide2016-05-28T19:59:05+00:00

Stanley County, South Dakota Records

Stanley County, South Dakota (Map It) was created on January 08, 1873 from Unorganized territory. The county was named in honor of David S. Stanley, commander of Fort Sully.

Stanley County is bordered by Dewey County (north), Sully County (northeast), Hughes County (east), Lyman County (southeast), Jones County (south), Haakon County (west).

Stanley County Cities and Towns include Fort Pierre, Hayes (unincorporated), Mission Ridge (unincorporated).

Stanley County, South Dakota Courthouse Records

The Stanley County Courthouse is located in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. Learn More About State of South Dakota Court, Tax, Land and Probate 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 Stanley 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.

  • Stanley County Register of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1892  and Land Records from 1873?. 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.
  • Stanley County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1873? and Court Records from 1873?.

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Stanley County, South Dakota Vital Records

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