Shannon County, South Dakota Genealogy

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Shannon, South Dakota
Map
Map of South Dakota highlighting Shannon
Location in the state of South Dakota
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Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 11, 1875
County Seat Hot Springs
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1875--Shannon County was created from 11 January 1875 from unorganized territory. County seat: Hot Springs [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is in Shannon County. The remaining portion is in Jackson 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).