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County History

Pioneer Women


Death Records

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Old Newspapers




Cities and Townships

Bakerville Buffalo Gap Custer (County Seat) Fairburn
  Hermosa Pringle  

Unorganized Territories

  East Custer West Custer  

Custer County


Year Organized: 1875

Square Miles: 1,558

Courthouse Information:

       - 420 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730-1943

       - (605) 673-3358



Surrounding Counties:


       Fall River County          Pennington County


Shannon County






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