Campbell County, South Dakota Area

Area Coordinator: Harold Ehrman

Date Formed: 1884

County Seat: LeGrace - 1884-1888; Mound City - 1888 - present

Cities, townships and historical communities:
Artas, Campbell, Gale, Herreid, *LaGrace, Mound City, Pollock, Tilso, and *Vanderbilt.
* represents ghost town 

Articles: Name Type Source
Artas SD Ministry Church Heritage Review #11, 1975, pg. 32, 36
Artas, SD - Artas Cemetery Cemetery Heritage Review #13-1, 1983, pg. 39
Campbell County, SD Map Heritage Review #13-4, 1983, pg. 45
Gale SD - Lutheran Parish Church Heritage Review #19-4, 1989, pg. 41
Herried, SD - Alt Gnadenfeld Baptist Cemetery Heritage Review #17-1, 1987, pg. 48
Mound City SD - Parsonage Church Heritage Review #15-1, 1985, pg 5
Mound City SD - St Paul Lutheran Parish Church Heritage Review #19-4, 1989, pg. 41

Books (These books are available at GRHS library)

  • 100 years on the prairie: a history of Artas, 1901-2001
  • 1884-1984, a century of memories, Mound City, South Dakota
  • Artas, 1901-1976
  • Herreid centennial history book
  • Herreid's diamond jubilee, 1901-1976
  • Herreid, South Dakota 50th anniversary
  • Pollock area history book 1989
Cemeteries (Index)  (Locations on a Map)
Artas Cemetery
Baptist Cemetery
Bender Cemetery
Brockels Cemetery
For Members Only Fairview Cemetery
Freidens Cemetery
Friedenstahl Cemetery
Gale Cemetery
Hoffnungstal Cemetery
Knodenfeldt Cemetery
Kvarness Cemetery
LaGrace Cemetery
Mound City Cemetery
Reformed Cemetery
Seventh-Day Adventist Cemetery
Spring Creek Cemetery
Spring Valley Cemetery
Sutley Cemetery

Census Records
1880 Index

Norway Church Campbell, SD
German Baptist Church Campbell, SD
German Congregational Church Campbell, SD

For Members Only Genealogy Database:    Includes photos, headstone photos and other resources.

1911 Plat Map Index
1911 Plat Map
1921 South Dakota State Map

Prairie Pioneer - Pollock, SD


Homesteader BLM  Records

For Members Only Search the Letter Archives for towns in Campbell County

Websites relating to Campbell County:
South Dakota GenWeb - Campbell County
Wikipedia/Campbell County, South Dakota