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Hand County, SD Public Records

Circuit Court
415 West 1st Ave. #11
Miller, SD 57362 ujs.sd.gov/County_Information/han...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 605-853-3337
F: 605-853-3779
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Family, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, or mental health records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number. Note that civil cases for amounts up to $12,000 may be held at the Magistrate Court, but all money judgments can be access as described below.

Hand County, SD Vital Records

Contact the Hand County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Hand County
Register of Deeds
hand.sdcounties.org/register-of-d...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 605-853-3512

Hand County Vital Certificates

Hand County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Hand County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,436.58 sq mi
Population (2009): 3,238
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 99.3%
  • Black/African American: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 98.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -503
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.38
Housing Units (2000): 1,840
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.8%

Hand County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $93,657
  • Construction: $2,600
  • Retail Trade: $4,425
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $4,425
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $990
  • Manufacturing: $1,701
  • Farms: $45,938
  • Government: $9,327
Employed (2000): 1,853
Unemployed (2000): 22
Unemployment Rate (2009): 3.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $42,466
Local Government Employment (2007): 200
Local Government Revenue (2007): $7,904 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $5,530 (thou. dol.)

Hand County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 41
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.6
Deaths (2007): 37
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Hand County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 1
Property Crimes (2008): 5
  • Burglary: 0
  • Larceny-Theft: 4
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1

Hand County Genealogy Records