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Douglas County, South Dakota Overview

Douglas County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Stephen A. Douglas (1813 – 1861), a U.S. Senator from Illinois and advocate of popular sovereignty as a middle ground in the slavery debate. The county seat is Armour. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 2,932 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 434 square miles of which 432 square miles is land and 1.9 square miles is water. Douglas County borders the following counties: Aurora County to the north; Davison County to the northeast; Hutchinson County to the east and Charles Mix County to the southwest. Douglas County has eight zip codes. The zip codes are 57313, 57328, 57330, 57331, 57344, 57364, 57366 and 57369. The most populated zip code is 57328.

Douglas County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The primary 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:

    Douglas County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 36
    Armour, SD 57313-0036

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

    Douglas County Clerk of Courts
    706 Braddock
    Armour, SD 57313-0036
    Phone: (605) 724-2585
    Fax: (605) 724-2508
    Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Closed for lunch 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM)

    Denise Sparks is the Clerk of Courts of Douglas County. She can be contacted at (605) 724-2585.

    Douglas, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20093,461
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009172
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200997
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,062
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200996
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,076
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009166
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009122
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009216
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009147

    Douglas County Register-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 706 Braddock St, Armour, SD 57313, United States
    Phone: 605-724-2204

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