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Lyman County, South Dakota

Lyman County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1893) from Unorganized territory.

Currently the Lyman County Seat is located in Kennebec and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Lyman County are Hughes CountyHyde CountyBuffalo CountyBrule CountyGregory CountyTripp CountyMellette CountyJones CountyStanley County.

Lyman 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.

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

Lyman County Society and Family History Resources

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

Lyman County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Lyman 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 Lyman 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.

Lyman County Links

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

Lyman Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lyman Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lyman Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lyman Co. SD Census Records

Lyman Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Lyman Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lyman Co. SD General and History Websites

Lyman Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lyman Co. SD Military Records