August 22, 2017

Register of Deeds

Gwen Geditz
PO Box 386
Ipswich, SD 57451
Phone: 605-426-6431
Fax: 605-426-6164
Email:
gwen.geditz@state.sd.us

The county Register of Deeds issues and files marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, burial permits, real estate transactions (including deeds, mortgages and mortgage transfers), federal and state tax liens, state unemployment tax, military discharge records, businesses and new business.  The Register of Deeds is also responsible for recording all liens, cancel liens, survey plat certificates and county welfare liens.  The Register of Deeds is the official county record keeper.

 Website to access Birth Records 100 years and older:  http://apps.sd.gov/PH14Over100BirthRec/index.aspx