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

Walworth County, South Dakota Overview

Walworth County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Walworth County, Wisconsin. The county seat is Shelby. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 5,438 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 745 square miles, of which 709 square miles is land and 36 square miles is water. Walworth County borders the following counties: Campbell County, South Dakota to the north; Edmunds County, South Dakota to the east; Potter County, South Dakota to the south; Dewey County, South Dakota to the southwest; and Corson County, South Dakota to the northwest. Walworth County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 57420, 57428, 57631, 57450, 57452, 57601, and 57472. The most populated zip code is 57601.

Walworth County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The primary administrative duties of the Clerk of Courts Office include: handling requests for information on court procedures, fees, court dates, and forms; maintaining court files; processing traffic tickets and other criminal complaints, receipting and disbursing fines, fees, costs, bond and restitutions. The Clerk also works closely with the public, law enforcement and attorneys in maintaining judges’ calendars of court dates and assisting judges in the courtroom. In addition, the Clerk of Courts is responsible for summoning and qualifying jurors, assist judge in juror selection process, and authorize payment of jurors. Other miscellaneous duties of the Clerk include: 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:

Walworth County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

Walworth County Clerk of Courts
PO Box 328
Selby SD 57472-0328

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

Walworth County Courthouse
4304 4th Avenue in Selby, SD
Phone: (605) 649-7311
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Ann Byre is the Clerk of Court of Walworth County. She can be contacted at (605) 649-7311.

Walworth County Clerk of Courts Staff:

Gwenn Ackerman, Deputy Clerk of Courts

Walworth County Register of Deeds Office Information

The Register of Deeds Office is the record-keeping and archival office of the Walworth County. The main functions of this office include: recording of real estate documents (plats, deeds, mortgages, satisfactions, assignments, etc.); filing of fictitious or business names; UCC filings; filing of liens (hospital, county, mechanics, federal, & state tax liens); filing of military discharges; and filing dam/dugout location notices. In addition, the office also issues certified copies for birth, death, and marriages. The office also maintains burial records.

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

Walworth County Register of Deeds
PO Box 159
Selby SD 57472-0159

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

Walworth County Courthouse
4304 4th Avenue in Selby, SD
Phone: (605) 649-7057
Fax: (605) 649-7867
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sue Eisemann is the Register of Deeds of Walworth County. She can be contacted at (605) 649-7057 or emailed at seisemann@walworthco.org

Walworth County Register of Deeds Office Staff:

Mica Mortenson, Deputy Register of Deeds

Walworth, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,669
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 - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009585
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009510
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009958

Walworth County Register of Deeds Office
Phone: (605) 649-7057

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