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Buffalo County, South Dakota
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Founded January 6, 1864
County Seat Gann Valley
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Contents

County Courthouse

Buffalo County; PO Box 148; Gann Valley, SD 57341-0148; Ph. 605.293.3234 Details: (Attached to Bon Homme Co prior to organization 13 Jan 1871) (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905, bur rec from 1941 & land rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1887; Co Clk has div rec from 1915, pro & ct rec from 1885)

History

Parent County

1864--Buffalo County was created 6 January 1864 from Brugier County was Eliminated 6 Jan 1864,  and Charles Mix Counties, and unorganized territory.
County seat: Gann Valley [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Crow Creek Indian Reservation is located in Buffalo County. The remaining part is in Hyde County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

1905, 1915, 1925 State Censuses --Unique information could include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation & Military Service

   1905 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1915 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1925 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1935 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

   1945 state census with images can be viewed free at FamilySearch Record Search

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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