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

Edmunds County, South Dakota Overview

Edmunds County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Newton Edmunds, Governor of Dakota Territory. The county seat is Ipswich. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 3,952 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,151 square miles of which 1,126 square miles is land and 25 square miles is water. Edmunds County borders the following counties: McPherson County to the north; Brown County to the east; Faulk County to the south; Potter County to the southwest; Spink County to the southeast and Walworth County to the west. Edmunds County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 57428, 57435, 57448, 57451, 57456, 57460, 57466, 57471, 57475 and 57481. The most populated zip code is 57451.

Edmunds 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:

    Edmunds County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 384
    Ipswich, SD 57451

    The physical address of Edmunds County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    210 2nd Ave.
    Ipswich, SD 57451
    Email: 5thcircuit@ujs.state.sd.us
    Phone: (605) 426-6671
    Fax: (605) 426-6323
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – Noon, and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Jean E. Hutson is the Clerk of Courts of Edmunds County. She can be contacted at (605) 426-6671 or emailed at jean.hutson@ujs.state.sd.us

    Edmunds County Register of Deeds Office Information

    The County Register of Deeds also known as the official recorder of the county. The duties of the Register of Deeds is issuing and filing 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, military discharge records, businesses and new business. In addition, this office is also responsible for recording all liens, cancel liens, survey plat certificates and county welfare liens.

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

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

    Edmunds County Register of Deeds Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Edmunds County Register of Deeds Office is:

    P.O. Box 386
    Ipswich, SD 57451

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

    210 2nd Ave.
    Ipswich, SD 57451
    Email: gwen.geditz@state.sd.us
    Phone: (605) 426-6431
    Fax: (605) 426-6164
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – Noon, and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    Gwen Geditz is the Register of Deeds of Edmunds County. She can be contacted at (605) 426-6431 or emailed at gwen.geditz@state.sd.us

    Edmunds, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009129
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200954
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200979
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009238
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009118
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,842
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009164
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009483
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200949
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009402
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009121
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009160

    Edmunds County Register-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 210 2nd St, Ipswich, SD 57451, United States
    Phone: 605-426-6431

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