Walworth County, South Dakota

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Walworth County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.
 
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Walworth County, South Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Walworth County, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Walworth County
Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Selby
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Walworth County Courthouse
PO Box 199
Selby, SD 57472-0199
Phone: 605.649.7878 

Register of Deeds has birth, death and burial records from 1905
and land records; County Treasurer has marriage records from 1889;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1889, probate and court
records from 1892[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1873--Walworth County was created 8 January 1873 from Buffalo County.
    County seat: Selby [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Various Walworth County Cemeteries transcriptions which may include name of deceased, date of death and birth and parent or spousal information.

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)Walworth County, South Dakota, p.629
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).