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Hanson County, South Dakota

Hanson County was established on January 13, 1871 (organized in 1873) from Buffalo County and Deuel County.

Currently the Hanson County Seat is located in Alexandria and the county government website is unknown

Locations adjacent to Hanson County are Miner CountyMcCook CountyHutchinson CountyDavison CountySanborn County.

Hanson County has Federal Census Schedules to help in researching your family tree. Federal government Population Schedules are present for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Hanson Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Hanson Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1880. Hanson Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. There are free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms to help with your research.

Hanson County Society and Family History Resources

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

Hanson County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Hanson 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 Hanson 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.

Hanson County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Hanson 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 Hanson County genealogy or family history associated sites.

Hanson Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hanson Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Hanson Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Hanson Co. SD Census Records

Hanson Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Hanson Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hanson Co. SD General and History Websites

Hanson Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hanson Co. SD Military Records