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Pennington 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 11, 1875
County Seat Rapid City
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Pennington County; 315 St Joseph St; Rapid City, SD 57709-0230; Ph. 605.394.2575 Details: (Organized 19 Apr 1877) (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905 & land rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1887; Clk Ct has div & ct rec from 1877 & pro rec from 1884)

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

   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

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Rapid City

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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