Kingsbury County is located on the eastern side of South Dakota.  The county was created in 1873 and organized in 1880.  It is named for two brothers, George W. and T.A. Kingsbury of the prominent Kingsbury family.  It's county seat is De Smet.  The couthouse was built in 1898 and is located at 202 2nd St. SE in De Smet.  The residents of Kingsbury County are proud to say that the Kingsbury County Courthouse is listed on the Federal Historical Register.

Welcome to Kingsbury County, South Dakota!


Absentee voting begins September 23, 2016


October 18, 2016- Regular Meeting- 8:30 AM

October 24, 2016- Voter Registration Deadline

Novemer 8, 2016- Election

November 10, 2016- Regular Meeting- 8:30 AM

Novemer 29, 2016- Regular Mettin- 8:30 AM


    Kingsbury County Court House           Services:                                                                       Office Hours:

                                                                          Sheriff                                                            Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00

               202 2nd St. SE                                 Vehicle Licensing                                                    ( Most Offices)

             De Smet, SD 57231                          Birth/Death Certificates                  See directory for individual office hours.           

                                                                          Tax Information                                                 Closed weekends &

                                                                          County Extension (4H)                                  All Government Holidays



                                                                          Veteran's Services

                                                           ** Please see directory for contact information**