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Lawrence County, SD Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 626
Deadwood, SD 57732 ujs.sd.gov/County_Information/law...
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM MST
P: 605-578-2040
F: 605-578-1571
Couriers: 78 Sherman St
Deadwood, SD 57732
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Family, Probate, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, or mental health records released
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.

Lawrence County, SD Vital Records

Contact the Lawrence 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.

Lawrence County
Register of Deeds
90 Sherman St
Deadwood, SD 57732 www.lawrence.sd.us/register.htm
8AM-5PM MST
Phone: 605-578-3930
Fax: 605-722-6212

Lawrence County Vital Certificates

Lawrence 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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Lawrence County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 800.04 sq mi
Population (2009): 23,498
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 95.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.4%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,696
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 87.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 24.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.33
Housing Units (2000): 10,427
Homeownership Rate (2000): 64.8%
Migration Flow to Lawrence County, SD from (2007-2008):

Lawrence County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $501,948
  • Construction: $33,757
  • Retail Trade: $46,830
  • Professional and Technical Services: $14,602
  • Healthcare: $62,710
  • Banking: $32,566
  • Retail Trade: $46,830
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $46,840
  • Manufacturing: $49,404
  • Farms: $722
  • Government: $84,649
Employed (2000): 10,487
Unemployed (2000): 1,052
Unemployment Rate (2009): 4.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,946
Local Government Employment (2007): 866
Local Government Revenue (2007): $57,928 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $84,035 (thou. dol.)

Lawrence County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 290
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Deaths (2007): 203
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Lawrence County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 17
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 9
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 399
  • Burglary: 89
  • Larceny-Theft: 285
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 25

Lawrence County Genealogy Records