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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] > Codington County''  
 
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[South Dakota|South Dakota]] > Codington County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== County Courthouse<br> ==
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Codington County Clerk of Courts
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141st Avenue S.E.,&nbsp;Watertown, SD 57201
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Phone: 605-882-5095; Fax: 605-882-5384
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Website: http://www.sdjudicial.com/cc/ThirdCircuit/Codington.aspx
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Call or write the courthouse to request a long-distance research look-up.
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1877--'''Codington County was created 15 February 1877 from [[Clark_County,_South_Dakota|Clark]], [[Grant_County,_South_Dakota|Grant]], and [[Hamlin_County,_South_Dakota|Hamlin]] Counties, and unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Watertown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1877--'''Codington County was created 15 February 1877 from [[Clark County, South Dakota|Clark]], [[Grant County, South Dakota|Grant]], and [[Hamlin County, South Dakota|Hamlin]] Counties, and unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Watertown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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Watertown
  
==== Indian Reservation ====
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South Shore
  
A portion of the [[Lake_Traverse_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Codington County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]], [[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts]], and [[Day_County,_South_Dakota|Day]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland_County,_North_Dakota|Richland]] and [[Sargent_County,_North_Dakota|Sargent]] Counties in North Dakota.
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Germantown
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Waverly
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Florence
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Henry
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Grover
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Kampeska
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Kranzburg
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Wallace
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A portion of the [[Lake Traverse Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Codington County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]], [[Roberts County, South Dakota|Roberts]], and [[Day County, South Dakota|Day]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Richland County, North Dakota|Richland]] and [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]] Counties in North Dakota.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
 
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
 
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1915''' state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476041 FamilySearch Record Search]  
  
'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; 1925 '''state census with images can be viewed free at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1476077 FamilySearch Record Search]<br>  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Codington County Historical Society: http://www.cchsmuseum.org/
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From their website: "For research requests and other business pertaining to the collections, contact Jaclyn Ludowese, the executive director at ludowese@cchsmuseum.org"
  
 
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Revision as of 15:03, 18 August 2010

United States  > South Dakota > Codington County

County Courthouse

Codington County Clerk of Courts

141st Avenue S.E., Watertown, SD 57201

Phone: 605-882-5095; Fax: 605-882-5384

Website: http://www.sdjudicial.com/cc/ThirdCircuit/Codington.aspx

Call or write the courthouse to request a long-distance research look-up.

History

Parent County

1877--Codington County was created 15 February 1877 from Clark, Grant, and Hamlin Counties, and unorganized territory. County seat: Watertown [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Watertown

South Shore

Germantown

Waverly

Florence

Henry

Grover

Kampeska

Kranzburg

Wallace

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is in Codington County. The remainder of the reservation is in Marshall, Roberts, and Day Counties in South Dakota and in Richland and Sargent Counties in North Dakota.

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

Codington County Historical Society: http://www.cchsmuseum.org/

From their website: "For research requests and other business pertaining to the collections, contact Jaclyn Ludowese, the executive director at ludowese@cchsmuseum.org"

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).