Lookup Public Records in Charles Mix CountySouth Dakota. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Charles Mix County, South Dakota Overview

Charles Mix County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1862 and named after Charles Eli Mix, commissioner of Indian Affairs. The county seat is Lake Andes. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 9,396 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,150 square miles of which 1,097 square miles is land and 53 square miles is water. Charles Mix County borders the following counties: Brule County to the north; Aurora County to the northeast; Douglas County to the northeast; Hutchinson County to the east; Bon Homme County to the east; Knox County, Nebraska to the southeast; Boyd County, Nebraska to the southwest and Gregory County to the west. Charles Mix County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 57313, 57329, 57330, 57342, 57356, 57361, 57367, 57369 and 57380. The most populated zip code is 57380.

Charles Mix County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The primary administrative responsibilities of the County Clerk of Courts Office are as follows:

  • Assisting with requests for information on court procedures, fees, court dates, and forms.
  • Processing passports, assessing and receipting fees.
  • Opening, maintaining, storing and retrieving court files as needed in different types of cases.
  • Processing traffic tickets and other criminal complaints, receipting and disbursing fines, fees, costs, bond and restitution associated with same.
  • Working closely with the public, law enforcement and attorneys in maintaining judges’ calendars of court dates and assisting judges in the courtroom.
  • Summoning and qualifying jurors, assist judge in juror selection process, and authorize payment of jurors.
  • Performing magistrate functions such as setting bond, handling initial appearances, issuing warrants, entering default judgments in small claims cases and performing marriages.

    South Dakota Unified Judicial System (UJS) Record Search Information

    South Dakota has a statewide record search program. CRIMINAL cases are available, unless sealed, on the UJS system from 1989 to present. Civil cases, unless confidential or sealed, are available from 2003 to present.

    Other civil cases you will need to contact a Clerk of Court to conduct the record search. You may mail the (Record Inquiry and Search Request Form) along with a check or money order for $20 to the following Clerk of Court Office. Also indicate where you would like the results mailed back to:

    Susan Johannsen
    Sanborn County Clerk of Courts
    PO Box 56
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
    Phone: 605-796-4515
    Email: susan.johannsen@ujs.state.sd.us

    Criminal and protection order searches are available on the Public Access Record Search (PARS) system at:

    Charles Mix County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Charles Mix County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    P.O. Box 640
    Lake Andes, SD 57356-0640

    The physical address of Charles Mix County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    Charles Mix County Courthouse
    400 Main St.
    Lake Andes, SD 57356-0640
    Phone: (605) 487-7511
    Fax: (605) 487-7547
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    Deborah Pfeffer is the Clerk of Courts of Charles Mix County. She can be contacted at (605) 487-7511.

    Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office Information

    In Charles Mix County, the Register of Deeds is the official county record keeper. The Register of Deeds of the county issues and/or files marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, burial permits, real estate transactions (including deeds, mortgages and mortgage transfers), federal and state tax liens, state unemployment tax liens, military discharge records, and business name registrations. In addition, the Register of Deeds is also charged for recording all liens, survey plat certificates and county welfare liens.

    The complete filing/recording fee schedule of Register of Deeds Office can be found in the following link:

    To request a certificate for real estate’s values from Register of Deeds Office, visit the following link:

    To download the birth record request/application form, visit the following link:

    To download the death record request/application form, visit the following link:

    Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office is:

    P.O. Box 206
    Lake Andes, SD 57356

    The physical address of the Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office is:

    Charles Mix County Courthouse
    400 Main St.
    Lake Andes, SD 57356
    Email: jpavel@charlesmixcounty.org
    Phone: (605) 487-7141
    Fax: (605) 487-7221
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

    Julie Pavel is the Register of Deeds of Charles Mix County. She can be contacted at (605) 487-7141 or emailed at jpavel@charlesmixcounty.org

    Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office Staff:

    Marcia Bierman, Deputy Register of Deeds
    Email: mbierman@charlesmixcounty.org

    Charles Mix, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200910,969
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009204
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,030
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009131
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,124
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009386
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200993
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,784
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009506
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009602
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009317
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009232
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,174

    Charles Mix County Register of Deeds Office
    Phone: (605) 487-7141

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