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Marshall County, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Marshall County
Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Founded May 2, 1885
County Seat Britton
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County Courthouse


Parent County

  • 1885--Marshall County was created 2 May 1885 from Day County.
    County seat: Britton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is in Marshall County. The remainder of the reservation is in Roberts, Day, and Codington Counties in South Dakota and in Richland and Sargent Counties in North Dakota.

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories

My Grandfather lost his right arm in a farm accident in about 1929.  He then ran the Drabek General Store in Hillhead for many years, while continuing to Farm.  His name was Adolph Drabek.  He and his wife, Mary Najmajstr are buried in St. Matthews Cemetary near Veblen.






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


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


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