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Miner County, South Dakota

Miner County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1880) from Hanson County.

Currently the Miner County Seat is located in Howard and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Miner County are Kingsbury CountyLake CountyMcCook CountyHanson CountySanborn County.

Miner 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.

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

Miner County Society and Family History Resources

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

Miner County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Miner 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 Miner 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.

Miner County Links

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

Miner Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Miner Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Miner Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Miner Co. SD Census Records

Miner Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Miner Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Miner Co. SD General and History Websites

Miner Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Miner Co. SD Military Records