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

Yankton County, South Dakota Overview

Yankton County is located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The county was formed in 1862 and named after Yankton Sioux Native Americans. The county seat is Yankton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 22,438 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 532 square miles of which 521 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Yankton County borders the following counties: Turner County, South Dakota to the northeast; Clay County, South Dakota to the east; Cedar County, Nebraska to the southeast; Knox County, Nebraska to the southwest; Bon Homme County, South Dakota to the west; and Hutchinson County, South Dakota to the northwest. Yankton County has ten zip codes. The zip codes are 57031, 57037, 57040, 57045, 57046, 57063, 57067, 57070, 57072, and 57078. The most populated zip code is 57078.

Yankton County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Clerk of Court is responsible for filing and maintaining the following services: jury duty, criminal cases, civil cases, divorces, collections, child support, probate, small claims, mental health, protection orders, etc. In addition, the Clerk of Court attends each session of district court; maintains records of orders and judgments of the court; draws names of jurors, and keeps records of jurors and witnesses for trials.

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:

Yankton County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

410 Walnut Street
Suite 205
Yankton, SD 57078-4390

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

Yankton County Clerk of Courts
410 Walnut St. Suite 205
Yankton, SD 57078-4390
Phone: 605-668-3080
Fax: 605-668-5411
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Jody Johnson is the Clerk of Courts of Yankton County. She can be contacted at 605-668-3080.

Yankton County Register of Deeds Office Information

The Register of Deeds Office primary administrative responsibilities include: record-keeping and archival office for vital statistics (birth, death and marriage records), burial permits, land records (such as plats, deeds, mortgages, satisfactions, assignments, etc.), military discharge records, hospital liens, mechanics liens, county, state and federal tax liens, powers of attorney, fictitious name filings, UCC filings and corner records. In addition, this office is also responsible for the issuance of marriage licenses, as well as certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates and marriage certificates.

The complete filing/recording fee schedule of Register of Deeds Office can be found in the following link:

To download the birth/death/marriage certificate request/application form, visit the following link:

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

321 W. Third St., Suite 205
Yankton, S.D., 57078

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

Yankton County Government Center
321 W. Third St.
Yankton, S.D., 57078
Phone: (605) 260-4400, Ext 5
Fax: (605) 668-9682
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Brian J. Hunhoff is the Register of Deeds of Yankton County. She can be contacted at (605) 260-4400, Ext 5.

Yankton County Register of Deeds Office Staffs:

Mallory, Deputy
Matt, Deputy
Jeff, Clerk

Yankton, SD Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200928,339
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009810
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,807
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009873
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,594
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009544
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,365
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,621
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20093,220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009250
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009291
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009819
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,167

Yankton County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 321 W 3rd St, Yankton, SD 57078, United States
Phone: 605-665-2422

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