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A portion of the [[Lake_Traverse_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Day County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]], [[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts]], and [[Codington_County,_South_Dakota|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland_County,_North_Dakota|Richland]] and [[Sargent_County,_North_Dakota|Sargent]] Counties in North Dakota.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brown_County,_South_Dakota|Brown]]
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*[[Brown County, South Dakota|Brown]]  
*[[Clark_County,_South_Dakota|Clark]]
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*[[Clark County, South Dakota|Clark]]  
*[[Codington_County,_South_Dakota|Codington]]
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*[[Codington County, South Dakota|Codington]]  
*[[Grant_County,_South_Dakota|Grant]]
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*[[Grant County, South Dakota|Grant]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]]
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*[[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]]  
*[[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts]]
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*[[Roberts County, South Dakota|Roberts]]  
*[[Spink_County,_South_Dakota|Spink]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231219901887_124"></span>
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*[[Spink County, South Dakota|Spink]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231219901887_124" />
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 06:26, 3 April 2010

United States  > South Dakota > Day County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1879--Day County was created 1 October 1879 from Greeley, Eliminated 1 Oct. 1879, and Stone, Eliminated 1 Oct. 1879, Counties. County seat: Webster [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is in Day County. The remainder of the reservation is in Marshall, Roberts, and Codington Counties in South Dakota and in Richland and Sargent Counties in North Dakota.

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).