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Butte County, South Dakota

Butte County was established on March 02, 1883 from Harding County.

Currently the Butte County Seat is located in Belle Fourche and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Butte County are Harding CountyPerkins CountyMeade CountyLawrence CountyCrook County, Wyoming, Carter County, Montana.

Butte County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Butte Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.

Butte County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Butte County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Butte County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Butte County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Hidden away in South Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of the many South Dakota residents.

The odds are very good that your potential forefathers have left a comprehensive record of at least quite a few elements of their lives in the Butte County court records. Even if your forefathers is not referred to in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

Butte County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Butte County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is simply a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own most liked Butte County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Butte Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Butte Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Butte Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Butte Co. SD Census Records

Butte Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Butte Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Butte Co. SD General and History Websites

Butte Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Butte Co. SD Military Records