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Hughes County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Pierre
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Hughes County Courthouse
104 E Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-2563
Phone: 605.773.3713 

Clerk Courts has divorce and court records from 1880
and probate records from 1890; Register of Deeds has
birth, marriage, death, burial and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Hughes County was created 8 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
County seat: Pierre [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, South Dakota ci.pierre.sd.us/Department.aspx

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)Hughes County, South Dakota, p.625
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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