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Mellette County, SD Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 257
White River, SD 57579 ujs.sd.gov/County_Information/mel...
Hours: 8AM-N CST
P: 605-259-3230
F: 605-259-3030
Couriers: South First and McKinley Street
White River, SD 57579
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. The courires address is South First and McKinley - there is no number.

Mellette County, SD Vital Records

Contact the Mellette 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.

Mellette County
Register of Deeds
321 E 4th St
White River, SD 57579 doh.sd.gov/records/county/mellett...
8AM-N 1PM-5PM MST
Phone: 605-259-3371
Fax: 605-259-3194

Mellette County Vital Certificates

Mellette 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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Mellette County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,306.49 sq mi
Population (2009): 2,042
  • Females: 48.6%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 39.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -41
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 15.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 34.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 78.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.94
Housing Units (2000): 824
Homeownership Rate (2000): 64.7%

Mellette County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $18,744
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $917
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $917
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $241
  • Manufacturing: $283
  • Farms: $5,440
  • Government: $8,120
Employed (2000): 768
Unemployed (2000): 100
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,355
Local Government Employment (2007): 216
Local Government Revenue (2007): $7,993 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $425 (thou. dol.)

Mellette County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 48
  • Per 1,000 population: 23.4
Deaths (2007): 22
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Mellette County Criminal Records

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

Mellette County Genealogy Records