OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Haakon County, South Dakota
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
Haakon County was established on November 3, 1914 (organized in 1915) from Stanley County.
Currently the Haakon County Seat is located in Philip and the county government website is http://www.haakon.sdcounties.org/
Locations adjacent to Haakon County are Ziebach County, Stanley County, Jones County, Jackson County, Pennington County.
Haakon County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1920, 1930, 1940. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.
Haakon County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Haakon County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- South Dakota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Haakon County, South Dakota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Haakon County, South Dakota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Haakon County (usgwarchives.net)
Haakon County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Haakon 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 Haakon 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.
- Haakon County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 140 South Howard, Philip, SD 57567
- Phone: (605) 859-2627
- Haakon County Register of Deeds
- Marriage Records: 1915
- Land Records: 1893
- Haakon County Clerk of Court.
- Probate Records: 1915
- Court Records: 1915
- South Dakota Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in South Dakota for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
- Ordering Vital Records – You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for South Dakota Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Haakon County Links
The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Haakon 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 Haakon County genealogy or family history associated sites.
Haakon Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications
- South Dakota Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- South Dakota historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from South Dakota (1861–2002) (genealogybank.com) Immediately discover names and keywords / phrases in over 450 million publications, obituaries, marriage announcements, birth notices and other items written in over 2,800 old U.S. newspapers. All new content and articles added monthly!
- Haakon County, South Dakota Books (amazon.com)
- Search South Dakota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Haakon County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Haakon Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- South Dakota Vital Records Research Guide
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Haakon Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- South Dakota Court Records Research Guide
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Haakon Co. SD Census Records
- South Dakota Census Records Research Guide
- Haakon County, SD Census Records Links
- Haakon County, SD Census QuickFacts
Haakon Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records
- South Dakota Cemetery Research Guide
- Haakon Co., South Dakota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Haakon County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Haakon Co., South Dakota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Haakon County, South Dakota
- Haakon Co., South Dakota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- South Dakota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Haakon County, South Dakota
- Haakon County, South Dakota Church Books (amazon.com)
Haakon Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- South Dakota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Haakon Co. SD General and History Websites
- See Also State History for South Dakota
- Haakon County, South Dakota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Pioneers of the open range : Haakon County, South Dakota settlers before January 1, 1906. (search.ancestry.com)
- Haakon County, South Dakota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Haakon Co. SD Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Haakon County, South Dakota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – South Dakota – Counties – Haakon (cyndislist.com)
- Haakon County South Dakota (genealogytrails.com)
- Haakon Co. SDGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Haakon County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Haakon Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Haakon Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of South Dakota Links and Information
- 1895 Haakon County Map (livgenmi.com)
Haakon Co. SD Military Records
- South Dakota Military Records Research Guide
- South Dakota Military Records (fold3.com) delivers easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the South Dakota women and men that served. Just the thing for Haakon County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.