Discovery Your Family History

South Dakota Family History & Genealogy Centers

Home of Badlands National Park and Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota moreover gloats various occupants who are fascinated by following their particular family trees. Some residents who are captivated celebrates by coming after their ancestry. To help them in their inquiry, the South Dakota LDS Family Search church has secured family history focuses opposite the state. The aforementioned focuses are filled to the overflow with important research material, incorporating microfilm and print archives that go back eras. The volunteer staff at the family history focuses is proficient and equipped to answer issues and direct visitors through the off and on again complex arrangement of ancestry research. The aforementioned focuses differ to a degree in their available time, so call the area close you before planning a visit.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to

1115 24th Ave NE
Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
(605) 225-0601

1450 Frank St SE
Huron, South Dakota 57350
(605) 352-6849
Notes: Other hours by appointment

506 W Jefferson
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
(605) 224-2586

Rapid City
2822 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
(605) 343-8656

South Dakota Genealogy Resources

People that have Native American cultural heritage in the stunning South Dakota may choose to look into the state archives for Indian census rolls and documents as well as other federal government records. Both the Augustana College and the well known University of South Dakota have very important Native American collections and documents.

Vital Records, Dept. of Health
600 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-2536

South Dakota State Historical Society
900 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

SD Genealogical Society
PO Box 1101
Pierre, SD 57501-1101

South Dakota State Archives
900 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

South Dakota State Library
MacKay Building
800 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

Augustana College The Center for Western Studies
2001 S. Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Black Hills State University Special Collections
1200 University Street, Unit 9676
Spearfish, SD 57799

University of South Dakota Special Collections
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

South Dakota Genealogy Websites

Linkpendium-South Dakota

South Dakota USGenWeb

Cyndi’s List-South Dakota

FamilySearch Wiki-South Dakota