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Meade County, South Dakota
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Location in the state of South Dakota
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Facts
Founded February 7, 1889
County Seat Sturgis
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Meade County Courthouse
1425 Sherman Street; PO Box 939
Sturgis, SD 57785
Phone: 605.347.2356 

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records 
and land records; Clerk Court has probate and 
court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1889--Meade County was created 7 February 1889 from Lawrence County.
    County seat: Sturgis [2]

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)Meade County, South Dakota, p.626
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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