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

Stanley County, South Dakota Overview

Stanley County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after David S. Stanley, commander of Fort Sully. The county seat is Fort Pierre. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 2,966 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,517 square miles, of which 1,444 square miles is land and 73 square miles is water. Stanley County borders the following counties: Dewey County to the north; Sully County to the northeast; Hughes County to the east; Lyman County to the southeast; Jones County to the south; and Haakon County to the west. Stanley County has three zip codes. The zip codes are 57532, 57537, and 57552. The most populated zip code is 57532.

Stanley 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:

    Stanley County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Stanley County Clerk of Courts Office is:

    PO Box 758
    Ft. Pierre, SD 57532-0758

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

    Stanley County Clerk of Courts
    08 East 2nd Ave.
    Fort Pierre, SD 57532-0758
    Phone: 605-223-7735
    Fax: 605-223-7738
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Stanley County Register of Deeds Office Information

    The Register of Deeds Office of Stanley County preserves all real estate records through a scanning process. Documents that are scanned and recorded include deeds, mortgages and all types of miscellaneous documents. Land records preserved at the Register of Deeds Office date back to 1891. This office also files state, federal and county liens, mechanic’s liens, business names registrations, UCC liens, military discharge records and other types of miscellaneous filings. In addition, the office also issues certified copies of birth, death and marriage records.

    Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records are issued at a cost of $15.00 each to certain persons only. Informational copies are issued at a cost of $15.00 upon request to individuals.

    Every type of property transfer document must be accompanied by a completely and properly filled out Certificate of Real Estate Value document. The form can be downloaded in the link below:

    For further information and to download the birth/death/marriage record request/application form, visit the following link:

    Stanley County Register of Deeds Office Website:

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

    PO Box 596
    Fort Pierre SD 57532

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

    Stanley County Courthouse
    08 E 2 Avenue,
    Fort Pierre SD 57532
    Phone: (605) 223-7786
    Fax: (605) 223-7788
    Email: stanleycorod@midconetwork.com
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 A.M. – 12 P.M. & 1 P.M. – 5 P.M

    Bev Stoeser is the Register of Deeds of Stanley County. She can be contacted at (605) 223-7786 or emailed at stanleycorod@midconetwork.com

    Stanley, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20093,504
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200968
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009221
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200990
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009257
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,312
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009307
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009194
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009134
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009101
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009474

    Stanley County Register of Deeds office

    Address: 08 E 2nd Avenue Fort Pierre, SD 57532, USA
    Phone: (605) 223-7786

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