Pennington County, South Dakota Genealogy

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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/pennington/ Pennington Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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}} ''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[South Dakota|South Dakota]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Pennington_County,_South_Dakota|Pennington County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''1875--'''Pennington County was created 11 January 1875 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Rapid City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1875--'''Pennington County was created 11 January 1875 from unorganized territory. <br>'''County seat:''' Rapid City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 18:13, 12 February 2011

Pennington County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Pennington County
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 11, 1875
County Seat Rapid City
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1875--Pennington County was created 11 January 1875 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Rapid City [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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Rapid City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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).