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

Davison County, South Dakota Overview

Davison County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Henry C. Davison, prominent merchant and early settler. The county seat is Mitchell. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 19,903 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 437 square miles of which 436 square miles is land and 1.4 square miles is water. Davison County borders the following counties: Sanborn County to the north; Hanson County to the east; Hutchinson County to the southeast; Douglas County to the southwest and Aurora County to the west. Davison County has five zip codes. The zip codes are 57331, 57334, 57359, 57301 and 57363. The most populated zip code is 57301.

Davison 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:

    Davison County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

    The mailing address of Davison County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    P.O. Box 927
    Mitchell, SD 57301-0927

    The physical address of the Davison County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    Davison County Clerk of Courts
    200 East 4th Avenue
    Mitchell, SD 57301-0927
    Email: davisoncoclerk@ujs.state.sd.us
    Phone: (605) 995-8105
    Fax: (605) 995-8112
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Barbara McKean is the Clerk of Courts of Davison County. She can be contacted at (605) 995-8105 or emailed at davisoncoclerk@ujs.state.sd.us

    Davison County Register of Deeds Office Information

    The Register of Deeds Office is the storage facility for a host of local documents from land title transfers to birth, death and marriage records for the county. The primary functions of Davison County Register of Deeds Office as follows:

  • County real estate record filings (e-recording procedures, recording of real estate documents, checklist to record documents etc.)
  • Vital records department (obtain certified copies of birth, death and marriage records)
  • military discharge filings
  • Lien Filings (filing of county, federal, mechanic’s, state liens)
  • Business name filings
  • Uniform Commercial Code filings(fixture filings attached to real estate)

    Property records of Davison County can be accessed online by visiting the following link:

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

    For further information regarding birth record request/application form, visit the following link:

    For additional information regarding death record request/application form, visit the following link:

    The physical address of the Davison County Register of Deeds Office is:

    Davison County Register of Deeds
    200 East 4th Ave.
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    Email: registerofdeeds@davisoncounty.org
    Phone: (605) 995-8616
    Fax: (605) 995-8648
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Debra Young is the Register of Deeds of Davison County. She can be contacted at (605) 995-8616 or emailed at registerofdeeds@davisoncounty.org

    Davison County Register of Deeds Office Staffs:

    Darlene Bailey, Chief Deputy
    Email: ROD1@davisoncounty.org

    Teri Burgess, Deputy
    Email: ROD2@davisoncounty.org

    Davison, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200923,549
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,012
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009489
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009490
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,017
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,479
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009454
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200991
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,312
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,088
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009238
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,889
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009218
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009292
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009161
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009136
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009677
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,720

    Davison County Register-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 200 E 4th Ave, Mitchell, SD 57301, United States
    Phone: 605-995-8616

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