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

Day County, South Dakota Overview

Day County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1879 and named after Merrit H. Day, territorial legislator. The county seat is Webster. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 5,571 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,091 square miles of which 1,028 square miles is land and 63 square miles is water. Day County borders the following counties: Marshall County to the north; Roberts County to the east; Grant County to the southeast; Codington County to the southeast; Clark County to the south; Spink County to the southwest and Brown County to the west. Day County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 57422, 57219, 57434, 57235, 57239, 57454, 57468, 57261, 57273 and 57274. The most populated zip code is 57274.

Day County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The primary functions of the Clerk’s 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:

    Day County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

    Day County Clerk of Courts
    711 West 1st Street
    Webster, SD 57274
    Email: 5thcircuit@ujs.state.sd.us
    Phone: (605) 345-3771
    Fax: (605) 345-3818
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Claudette Opitz is the Clerk of Courts of Day County. She can be contacted at (605) 345-3771 or emailed at 5thcircuit@ujs.state.sd.us

    Day County Register of Deeds Office Information

    The Register of Deeds is the official county record keeper of Day County. The county Register of Deeds 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. The Register of Deeds is also responsible for recording all liens, survey plat certificates and county welfare liens.

    Day County Register of Deeds Office Website:

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

    711 W. 1st St., Ste. 202
    Webster, SD, 57274
    Email: Rod@daycounty.org
    Phone: (605) 345-9506
    Fax: (605) 345-9507
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Jodi Berger is the Register of Deeds of Day County. She can be contacted at (605) 345-9506 or emailed at Rod@daycounty.org

    Day County Register of Deeds Office Staff:

    Tanya Nilson, Deputy Register of Deeds

    Day, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20097,616
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009337
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009144
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009272
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009136
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,524
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009442
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,371
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009846
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009273
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009798

    Day County Register of Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 711 1st St W # 202, Webster, SD 57274, United States
    Phone: 605-345-9506

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