Codington County
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Codington County Criminal & Court Records

Circuit Court

Address
Clerk of Court PO Box 1054 Watertown, SD 57201
Phone
605-882-5095
Fax
605-882-5384
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, sealed, or mental health records released
Civil Note
Access civil money judgments from 04/19/2004 forward on a statewide system at https://apps.sd.gov/applications/judgmentquery/login.aspx.
General Note
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.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN or DL#

Years Available

Criminal records on computer since 7/89 on a statewide system

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, DOB, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

Codington County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Address
Codington County 14 1st Ave SE Watertown, SD 57201-3695
Phone
605-882-6278
Fax
605-882-5230
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include deeds, Mortgages. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 2001 for scanned documents.

Courier Offices

Address
14 1st Ave SE Watertown, SD 57201

County Assessor

Phone
605-886-6274

Treasurer

Phone
605-886-6285

Treasurer

Appraiser
605-886-6274

Elections

Appraiser
605-882-6297

Vital

Appraiser
605-882-6278