US TERRITORY OR
Part of the Louisiana Purchase, 1805; part of the Missouri Territory, 1812; part of the Michigan Territory, 1834; part of the Wisconsin Territory, 1836; part of the Iowa Territory, 1838; part of the Minnesota Territory, 1849; Dakota Territory, 1861
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
South Dakota Department of Health
Vital Records Office
207 E. Missouri, Suite 1-A
Pierre, SD 57501
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South Dakota State Research Guide
November 2nd is the anniversary of South Dakota becoming a state. We're celebrating with our updated State Research Guide!
South Dakota Records Details and Resources
Where to find South Dakota census records, immigration records, land records, maps, vital records and more.
South Dakota History and Research Overview
Learn about South Dakota's history and available records in this research guide that includes a map and bibliography.