Union County, South Dakota Genealogy
|Union County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
|Founded||April 10, 1862|
|County Seat||Elk Point|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Union County; PO Box 757; Elk Point, SD 57025-0757; Ph. 605.356.2132 Details: (Formerly Cole Co. Name changed to union 7 Jan 1864) (Reg of Deeds has b rec from 1866, m rec from 1886, d rec from 1905, bur rec from 1961, land rec from 1863 & mil dis rec from 1919; Clk Ct has pro rec from 1875, ct rec from 1890 & div rec)
1862--Union County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Elk Point 
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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
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).