Minnehaha County, South Dakota Genealogy
|Minnehaha County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
|Founded||April 5, 1862|
|County Seat||Sioux Falls|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Minnehaha County; 415 N Dakota Ave; Sioux Falls, SD 57102; Ph. 605.367.4223 Details: (Attached to Union Co prior to organization 4 Jan 1868) (Clk Cts has div, pro & ct rec from 1876; Reg of Deeds has m rec from 1876, b & d rec from 1905 & land rec)
1862--Minnehaha County was created 5 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Sioux Falls 
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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
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).