Welcome to South Dakota Genealogy Trails

South Dakota


Genealogy Trails presents

Miner County,

South Dakota

History and Genealogy


Genealogy Trails.... "Always Free, Always Updating."


This County is available for adoption!

If you have a love of history and genealogy, enjoy helping people, and have a basic knowledge of web authoring, or ability to transcribe data, consider joining us!  Visit our Volunteer Information page to learn more.

Sorry, we are unable to perform personal research for you.

Online Data

We need data - chances are, you have obituaries; birth, marriage and death records; biographies, etc. - RAW data you used to create your family tree.  Please consider contributing those materials.  Anything contributed will remain YOUR property, will be credited to you, and will be promptly removed, should you ever request it.

Email Us if you have contributions.


A Little About Miner  County

Miner County was formed in 1873 in the South East corner of the state South Dakota.
Surrounded by the counties of Kingsbury on the north, Lake County on the east, McCook County on the southeast, Hanson County on the southwest and Sanborn County on the west.

Miner County is 572 square miles.

Howard is the county seat.

Howard is the first municipality in South Dakota to own and operate its own wind turbines providing "green energy" to its residential and commercial customers.

Miner County also includes the communities of Canova, Carthage, Epiphany, Fedora, Roswell and Vilas.
Agricultural area is watered by West Fork Vermillion River, Rock and Redstone creeks, producing corn, wheat, soybeans; dairy produce; cattle, hogs, and poultry.



Courthouse info:
PO Box 86
Miner County Courthouse
Howard, South Dakota 57349
Phone # (605) 772-4612
Phone: (605) 772-4671

Want to be notified when this site is updated?  Join our Mailing Lists!  Genealogy Trails Mailing Lists


Kingsbury County * Sanborn County * Hanson County

Lake County * McCook County

South Dakota

Copyright © Genealogy Trails and all original submitters