Vital Records in South Dakota

Vital records in South Dakota are maintained by the South Carolina Department of Health, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, marriage & divorce records. All records can also be obtained from the specific county where the event occurred.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the South Dakota Department of Health - Vital Records Office can provide:

Record Type Available From
South Dakota Birth Records July 1905 – 2017
South Dakota Death Records July 1905 – 2017
South Dakota Divorce Records July 1905 – 2017
South Dakota Marriage Records July 1905 – 2017

Find County Offices in South Dakota

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County Year Founded
Aurora County, SD February 22, 1879
Beadle County, SD October 1, 1879
Bennett County, SD 1909
Bon Homme County, SD 1862
Brookings County, SD July 3, 1871
Brown County, SD July 6, 1881
Brule County, SD 1875
Buffalo County, SD 1873
Butte County, SD 1883
Campbell County, SD 1883
Charles Mix County, SD May 8, 1862
Clark County, SD January 8, 1873
Clay County, SD 1862
Codington County, SD February 15, 1877
Corson County, SD 1909
Custer County, SD 1875
Davison County, SD January 8, 1873
Day County, SD 1880
Deuel County, SD 1862
Dewey County, SD 1883
Douglas County, SD 1873
Edmunds County, SD 1873
Fall River County, SD April 3, 1883
Faulk County, SD 1873
Grant County, SD January 8, 1873
Gregory County, SD 1862
Haakon County, SD 1914
Hamlin County, SD 1873
Hand County, SD 1873
Hanson County, SD January 8, 1873
Harding County, SD February 26, 1909
Hughes County, SD 1880
Hutchinson County, SD May 8, 1862
Hyde County, SD 1873
Jackson County, SD 1914
Jerauld County, SD 1883
Jones County, SD January 15, 1917
Kingsbury County, SD 1873
Lake County, SD 1873
Lawrence County, SD January 11, 1875
Lincoln County, SD December 30, 1867
Lyman County, SD 1873
Marshall County, SD 1885
McCook County, SD January 8, 1873
McPherson County, SD 1885
Meade County, SD February 7, 1889
Mellette County, SD 1909
Miner County, SD 1873
Minnehaha County, SD April 5, 1862
Moody County, SD 1873
Pennington County, SD January 11, 1875
Perkins County, SD November 3, 1908
Potter County, SD 1875
Roberts County, SD March 8, 1883
Sanborn County, SD 1883
Shannon County, SD 1875
Spink County, SD 1873
Stanley County, SD 1873
Sully County, SD January 8, 1873
Todd County, SD 1909
Tripp County, SD 1909
Turner County, SD 1871
Union County, SD April 10, 1862
Walworth County, SD 1873
Yankton County, SD April 10, 1862
Ziebach County, SD 1911