Welcome to Kingsbury County, South Dakota!

Kingsbury County Courthouse

202 2nd St. SE

De Smet, SD 57231

Monday- Friday 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM

(Most Offices)

Treasurer's Business Hours are 8:00 Am- 4:30 Pm

See Directory for individual office hours.

Closed Weekends & all Government Holidays

December 18, 2018- Regular Commissioner Meeting- 8:30 AM-Commissioner Room

December 24-25, 2018- CLOSED- for Christmas Holiday

December 27, 2018- Special Meeting- End of Year- 8:30 AM- Commissioner Room

December 31, 2018-January 1, 2018- CLOSED for New Years Holiday




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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.