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Spink County, South Dakota

Spink County was established on January 08, 1873 (organized in 1879) from Hanson County.

Currently the Spink County Seat is located in Redfield and the county government website is

Locations adjacent to Spink County are Brown CountyDay CountyClark CountyBeadle CountyHand CountyFaulk County.

Spink 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.

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

Spink County Society and Family History Resources

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

Spink County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the benefits of Spink 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 Spink 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.

Spink County Links

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

Spink Co. SD Books, Newspapers & Publications

Spink Co. SD Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Spink Co. SD Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Spink Co. SD Census Records

Spink Co. SD Cemeteries & Church Records

Spink Co. SD Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Spink Co. SD General and History Websites

Spink Co. SD Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Spink Co. SD Military Records