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McCook County, South Dakota

McCook County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1878) from Hanson County.

Currently the McCook County Seat is located in Salem and the county government website is unknown

Locations adjacent to McCook County are Lake CountyMinnehaha CountyTurner CountyHutchinson CountyHanson CountyMiner County.

McCook 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.

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

McCook County Society and Family History Resources

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

McCook County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of McCook 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 McCook 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.

McCook County Links

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

McCook Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

McCook Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

McCook Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

McCook Co. SD Census Records

McCook Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

McCook Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

McCook Co. SD General and History Websites

McCook Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

McCook Co. SD Military Records