Day County was created in 1880 by the Dakota Territorial Legislature, and named in honor of Merritt H. Day, a pioneer and 1879 Dakota Territory legislator.
In 1886, Webster was officially designated as the county seat. The first courthouse was built in 1883, replaced by a new building in 1903 and was rebuilt in 1963 after a devastating fire.
Today, more than 5,588people live in Day County, situated in northeastern South Dakota. Nice municipalities are located within county boundaries, including Andover, Bristol, Butler, Grenville, Lily, Pierpont, Roslyn, Waubay and Webster.
The courthouse is located at 711 West First Street in Webster, and houses several offices:Auditor
(605) 345-9500Clerk of Courts
(605) 345-3771Director of Equalization
Planning & Zoning
Register of Deeds
(605) 345-3222States Attorney
For more details, visit Day County's website