Yankton County, South Dakota Genealogy
|Yankton County, South Dakota|
Location in the state of South Dakota
Location of South Dakota in the U.S.
|Founded||April 10, 1862|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Yankton County; 410 Walnut St; PO Box 155; Yankton, SD 57078; Ph. 605.668.3438 Details: (Reg of Deeds has b & d rec from 1905 & bur rec; Co Treas has m rec from 1900; Clk Ct has div, pro & ct rec from 1900; Director Assessments has land rec)
1862--Yankton County was created 10 April 1862 from unorganized territory.
County seat: Yankton 
Various Yankton County Cemeteries transcriptions which may include the name of deceased, date of death and birth, lot and plot numbers nd age.
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.
- [[Template:South Dakota-stubUnited States > South Dakota > County |Family History Library Catalog]]
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).