Clark County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Clark County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Clark City Hall120 North Commercial StreetClarkSD57225605-532-5665
Clark County ClerkPO Box 294ClarkSD57225605-532-5851
Clark County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Clark County Divorce Certificates
Clark County Marriage Certificates & Records
Clark County Register of Deeds Website
Clark County Website (South Dakota)
Statistics
Married Couples 791 (52.4%)
Unmarried Couples 78 (2.3%)
Never Married Men 459 (30.8%)
Never Married Women 195 (14.0%)
Separated Men 9 (0.6%)
Separated Women 8 (0.6%)
Widowed Men 47 (3.2%)
Widowed Women 245 (17.5%)
Divorced Men 178 (11.9%)
Divorced Women 94 (6.7%)

How to Locate Marriage Records in Clark County South Dakota

Marriage Records in Clark County South Dakota is maintained by the Office of the Clerk Recorder and they have access to all information from the Marriage Licenses within the state. These records have been around since before the 1900’s and have been compiled into one place for easy searching. It is vital that these records be kept up to date as the information therein is considered public record. The information consists of the names of the couple, the date and location of the ceremony, names of parents, witnesses and a statement from the priest who conducted the ceremony.

Marriage Records in Clark County South Dakota

With modern computers and other data gathering equipment, anyone can conduct a wide-ranging search of these records online. By entering in the information that you have on record you will be given the option of where you would like to search from. If you want only one record then you can narrow down your search to that specific location. However, if you wish to conduct an extensive record search, then you may wish to use one of the online facilities that will offer unlimited searches.

If the location that you are searching for is outside of Clark County, such as on the other side of the state, you can still find the information that you are looking for. The best place to start is by searching through the official website of the county where the marriage happened. The website usually contains information such as the marriage license number, the names of the couple, the names of parents, witnesses and the priest who conducted the ceremony. This information is available for a fee.

When you look for Clark County records online, you will usually find that there is a fee associated with them. It is free to look up information in the continental USA and on the other side of the country. However, most states require a formal request for information before it is released. This request can be done through fax, phone call or in person. Information requests should be made in writing and include any proof of identity that is required.

Once the records have been processed, they are stored in a central statewide repository. To locate the records you will have to pay a fee to access them. The fee is not required for viewing the marriage records, but it is optional. If you do want to view the records, you can find them by using the links below.

Marriage records are a part of public record information. Anyone can obtain this information for whatever purpose they may have. Anyone can view the public records, whether it be for personal investigation locating lost relatives or simply conducting a background check for employment purposes. The information that is contained in these records can sometimes be older than the actual wedding.