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Dewey County, South Dakota Overview

Dewey County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after William P. Dewey, territorial surveyor-general. The county seat is Timber Lake. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 5,742 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,245 square miles of which 2,302 square miles is land and 143 square miles is water. Dewey County borders the following counties: Corson County to the north; Walworth County to the northeast; Potter County to the east; Sully County to the southeast; Stanley County to the south and Ziebach County to the west. Dewey County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 57625, 57442, 57630, 57633, 57636, 57601, 57652, 57656, 57657 and 57661. The most populated zip code is 57625.

Dewey 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:

    Dewey County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 96
    Timber Lake, SD 57656-0096

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

    Dewey County Clerk of Courts
    710 C Street – Courthouse
    Timber Lake, SD 57656-0096
    Phone: (605) 865-3566
    Fax: (605) 865-3641
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM, and 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

    Dewey, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,668
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200965
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009184
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009196
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009842
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009431
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,591

    Dewey County Register of Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 710 C St, Timber Lake, SD 57656, United States
    Phone: 605-865-3661

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