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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://sdgenweb.com/grant/ Grant Co. SDGenWeb]'''</center>
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| founded date = January 8
| founded date = January 8
| seat wl = Milbank
| seat wl = Milbank
=== Quick Facts  ===
=== Quick Facts  ===

Revision as of 16:21, 12 February 2011

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United States > South Dakota > Grant County

Grant, South Dakota
Map of South Dakota highlighting Grant
Location in the state of South Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Founded January 8, 1873
County Seat Milbank
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Quick Facts

Parent County

8 January 1873: Grant County was created from Deuel, and Hanson Counties. [1]

17 June 1878: Government functions began after months of inactivity, after a petition to the Governor asking for the organization. Seat was at Inkpa City.

1881: County seat was moved to Milbank after November 1881 election, the case was appealed to court. Milbank won over 2 other towns.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss







1905, 1915, 1925
Unique information may include: Ethnic Background, Maiden Name, Church Affiliation and 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 History and Records

Court Records




Military History and Records




Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).