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Townships
Aurora
Belford
Bristol
Center
Cooper
Crystal Lake
Dudley
Eureka
Firesteel
Gales
Hopper
Lake
Palatine
Patten
Plankinton
Pleasant Lake
Pleasant Valley
Truro
Washington
White Lake

Aurora County Data

 

Biographies

Birth Records

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

County History

County Seat

Death Records

Family Histories

1885 Article

Land Records

Maps and Plats

Marriages

Military

Native Americans

Newspapers

Obituaries

Pioneer Women

Taxes

Government 

    Anniversaries    

 

 

Aurora County, named for the Roman goddess of the dawn, was created by the South Dakota legislature on Feb. 22, 1879, and organized in 1881 when three county commissioners were appointed.  The county commission first met on Aug. 29, 1881, and named Plankinton the county seat, an act which was ratified by voters in November 1882.

 

County Seat: Plankinton
Year Organized: 1881
Square Miles: 708

The state vital records office has the following:

Birth, Marriage, and Death: From July 1905, and access to
some records for events which occurred prior to that date.  

Birth, Marriage, and Death: Since 1943, are available from
 the Register of Deeds in the county where the event occurred.

Vital Records, Dept of Health
600 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-2536
(605) 773-4961

 

SURROUNDING COUNTIES:
Brule County * Charles Mix County * Davison County * Douglas County * Jerauld County * Sanborn County
(All of the above counties are up for adoption)

Cities & Towns
Aurora Center
Flynn
Plankinton
Robey
Stickney
Storla
White Lake

 

 Courthouse Info
 

Aurora County Courthouse
401 N Main
PO Box 397
Plankinton SD 

57368-0397
(605) 942-7163

 

 

 

 





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