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McCook 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.
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Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Salem
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

McCook County Courthouse
130 W Essex Avenue
Salem, SD 57058
Phone: 605.425.2781 

Register of Deeds has marriage records from 1882,
burial  records from 1895, birth and death records
from 1905 and land records; Clerk Court has court
and naturalization records from 1880, probate records
from 1881 and some school census records from 1900

History

Parent County

1873--McCook County was created 8 January 1873 from Hanson County.
County seat: Salem [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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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