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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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A portion of the [[Crow_Creek_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Crow Creek Indian Reservation]] is located in Buffalo County. The remaining part is in [[Hyde_County,_South_Dakota|Hyde County]].
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brule_County,_South_Dakota|Brule]]
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*[[Brule County, South Dakota|Brule]]  
*[[Hand_County,_South_Dakota|Hand]]
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*[[Hand County, South Dakota|Hand]]  
*[[Hyde_County,_South_Dakota|Hyde]]
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*[[Hyde County, South Dakota|Hyde]]  
*[[Jerauld_County,_South_Dakota|Jerauld]]
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*[[Jerauld County, South Dakota|Jerauld]]  
*[[Lyman_County,_South_Dakota|Lyman]]
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*[[Lyman County, South Dakota|Lyman]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 20:18, 2 April 2010

United States  > South Dakota > Buffalo County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1864--Buffalo County was created 6 January 1864 from Brugier County was Eliminated 6 Jan 1864,  and Charles Mix Counties, and unorganized territory. County seat: Gann Valley [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Crow Creek Indian Reservation is located in Buffalo County. The remaining part is in Hyde County.

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

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).