Idaho County History and Listings

Idaho County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of Idaho has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Ada
190 E. Front St., Boise, ID 83702
(208) 577-3135
http://adaweb.net
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1864
Parent county: Boise
Marriage records: start in 1890, kept by County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Land: 1864, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Probate: unknown, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Court: unknown, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder

Adams
Box 48, Council, ID 83612
(208) 253-4561
http://co.adams.id.us
Incorporated: March3, 1911
Parent county: Washington
Marriage records: start in 1911, kept by County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: 1911, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Land: 1911, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Probate: 1911, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Court: 1911, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder

Alturas
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1864
Parent county: Original county
Notes: See Blaine County. Abolished March 5, 1896 to create Blaine County.

Bannock
624 E. Center St., Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 236-7340
http://co.bannock.id.us
Incorporated: March 6, 1893
Parent county: Bingham
Marriage records: start in 1893, keptby County Clerk
Divorce: 1893, County Archives
Land: 1893, County Clerk
Probate: 1893, County Archives
Court: 1893, County Archives
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1893-1912.

Bear Lake
Box 190, Paris, ID 83261
(208) 945-2212
http://bearlakecounty.info
Incorporated: Jan. 5, 1875
Parent county: Oneida
Marriage records: start in 1875, kept by County Clerk
Land: 1875, County Clerk
Divorce: 1875, County Clerk
Court: 1875, County Clerk
Probate: 1875, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Benewah
701 College Ave., Saint Maries, ID 83861
(208) 245-3212
http://state.id.us/aboutidaho/county/benewah.html
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1915
Parent county: Kootenai
Marriage: unknown start, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Land: unknown, County Clerk
Court: unknown, District Court Clerk
Probate: unknown, District Court Clerk

Bingham
501 N. Maple St., Blackfoot, ID 83221
(208) 785-8040
http://co.bingham.id.us
Incorporated: Jan. 13, 1885
Parent county: Oneida
Marriage records: start in 1885, kept by County Clerk
Land: 1885, County Clerk
Divorce: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Blaine
206 First Ave. S., Box 400, Hailey, ID 83333
(208) 788-5505
http://co.blaine.id.us
Incorporated: March 5, 1895
Parent counties: Alturas, Logan
Marriage: start in 1895, kept by County Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: 1921, District Court Clerk
Probate: 1921, District Court Clerk
Court: 1921, District Court Clerk
Land: 1895, County Auditor/Recorder

Boise
420 Main St., Box 1300, Idaho City, ID 83631
(208) 392-4431
http://co.boise.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1864
Parent county: Original county
Marriage: 1868, County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1930, District Court Clerk
Land: 1864, County Clerk
Probate: 1862, State Archives
Court: 1862, State Archives
Notes: County Clerk has few birth and death records prior to 1911. Some records are not complete due to fires.

Bonner
215 S. First Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 265-1432
http://co.bonner.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 21, 1907
Parent county: Kootenai
Birth records: start in unknown, kept at the County Clerk
Marriage: unknown, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Clerk
Death: unknown, County Clerk
Land: unknown, County Clerk
Probate: 1890, County Clerk
Court: unknown, County Clerk

Bonneville
605 N. Capital Ave., Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 529-1350 ext. 1355
http://co.bonneville.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 7, 1911
Parent county: Bingham
Marriage records: start in 1911, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1911, Court Archives
Land: 1911, County Clerk
Probate: 1911, Court Archives
Court: 1911, Court Archives

Boundary
Box 419, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
(208) 267-5504
http://boundarycountyid.org
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1915
Parent county: Bonner
Marriage: start in ca. 1890, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1915, District Court Clerk
Land: ca. 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1915, District Court Clerk
Court: 1915, District Court Clerk

Butte
248 W. Corand, Box 737, Arco, ID 83213
(208) 527-3021
http://state.id.us/aboutidaho/county/butte.html
Incorporated: Feb. 6, 1917
Parent counties: Bingham, Blaine, Jefferson
Marriage records: start in 1917, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1930, District Court Clerk
Land: 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1930, District Court Clerk
Court: 1930, District Court Clerk

Camas
501 Soldier Rd., Box 430, Fairfield, ID 83327
(208) 764-2242
http://idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/camas.html
Incorporated: Feb. 6, 1917
Parent county: Blaine
Marriage: start in ca. 1917, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1917, County Clerk
Land: ca. 1917, County Clerk
Probate: ca. 1927, County Clerk
Court: ca. 1927, County Clerk

Canyon
1115 Albany, Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 454-7337
http://canyoncounty.org
Incorporated: March7, 1891
Parent county: Ada
Marriage records: start in 1895, kept by County Recorder
Land: 1892, County Recorder
Divorce: ca. 1900, County Clerk
Probate: ca. 1900, County Clerk
Court: ca. 1900, County Clerk

Caribou
159 S. Main St., Box 775, Soda Springs, ID 83276
(208) 547-4324
http://co.caribou.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 11, 1919
Parent county: Bannock
Marriage records: start in 1919, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1919, District Court Magistrate
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Probate: 1919, District Court Magistrate
Court: 1919, District Court Magistrate

Cassia
1459 Overland Ave., Burley, ID 83318
(208) 878-5231
http://cassiacounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1879
Parent county: Owyhee
Marriage records: start in 1878, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1879, County Recorder
Land: 1878, County Recorder
Probate: 1878, County Recorder
Court: 1878, County Recorder
Notes: County Clerk/Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Clark
320 W. Main St., Box 205, Dubois, ID 83423
(208) 374-5304
http://idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/clark.html
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1919
Parent county: Fremont
Marriage records: start in 1919, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1919, County Clerk
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Court: 1919, County Clerk

Clearwater
150 Michigan Ave., Box 586, Orofino, ID 83544
(208) 476-5615
http://clearwatercounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 27, 1911
Parent county: Nez Perce
Marriage records: start in 1911, kept by County Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: 1911, County Auditor/Recorder
Land: 1911, County Auditor/Recorder
Probate: 1911, County Auditor/Recorder
Court: 1911, County Auditor/Recorder

Custer
Box 385, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-2360
http://co.custer.id.us
Incorporated: Jan. 8, 1881
Parent counties: Alturas, Lemhi
Divorce records: start in1872, kept by Office of the Court
Land: 1881, County Clerk
Probate: 1881, Officer of the Court
Court: 1881, Officer of the Court
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records from the late 1800s.

Elmore
150 S. Fourth E St., Ste. 3, Mountain Home, ID 83647
(208) 587-2130
http://elmorecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 7, 1889
Parent county: Alturas
Marriage records: start in 1889, kept by County Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: 1889, County Auditor/Recorder
Land: 1889, County Auditor/Recorder
Probate: 1889, County Auditor/Recorder
Court: 1889, County Auditor/Recorder
Notes: County Auditor/Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Franklin
39 W. Oneida St., Preston, ID 83263
(208) 852-1090
http://franklincountyidaho.org
Incorporated: an. 20, 1913
Parent county: Oneida
Marriage: start in 1913, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1913, County Court Clerk
Land: ca. 1890, County Clerk
Probate: 1913, County Court Clerk
Court: 1913, County Court Clerk
Notes: Clerk of District Court has naturalization records 1913-1928.

Fremont
151 W. First St. N. Room 12, St. Anthony, ID 83445
(208) 624-7332
http://co.fremont.id.us
Incorporated: March 4, 1893
Parent counties: Bingham, Lemhi
Marriage records: start in 1893, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1893, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1893, County Clerk
Probate: 1893, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1893, Magistrate Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Gem
415 E. Main St., Emmett, ID 83617
(208) 365-4561
http://co.gem.id.us
Incorporated: March 15, 1915
Parent counties: Boise, Canyon
Marriage records: start in 1915, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: ca. 1915, Magistrate Court Clerk
Probate: ca. 1915, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: ca. 1915, Magistrate Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has land records from the late 1800s.

Gooding
145 7th Ave E., Box 417, Gooding, ID 83330
(208) 934-4221
http://goodingcounty.org
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1913
Parent county: Lincoln
Marriage records: start in 1913, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1913, County Clerk
Land: 1913, County Clerk
Probate: 1913, County Clerk
Court: 1913, County Clerk

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Idaho
320 W. Main St., Grangeville, ID 83530
(208) 983-2751
http://idahocounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1864
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start in ca. 1890, kept by County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Divorce: unknown, District Court Clerk
Land: ca. 1860, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Probate: unknown, District Court Clerk
Court: unknown, District Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder has Birth and Death records 1907-1911.

Jefferson
210 Courthouse Way, Ste. 100, Rigby, ID 83442
(208) 745-7756
http://co.jefferson.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1913
Parent county: Fremont
Marriage: start in 1914, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1914, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1914, County Clerk
Probate: 1914, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1914, Magistrate Court Clerk

Jerome
300 N. Lincoln Ave., Jerome, ID 83338, (208) 644-2700, http://jeromecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 8, 1919
Parent counties: Gooding, Lincoln
Marriage: start in 1919, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1919, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Probate: 1919, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1919, Magistrate Court Clerk

Kootenai
451 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
(208) 446-100
http://co.kootenai.id.us
Incorporated: Dec. 22, 1864
Parent county: Nez Perce
Marriage: start in 1881, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1895 District Court Clerk
Probate: 1895, District Court Clerk
Court: 1895, District Court Clerk
Land: 1881, County Recorder
Notes: County Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1912. Created in 1864, but not organized until 1881.

Latah
Box 8068, Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 882-8580
http://latah.id.us
Incorporated: May 14, 1888
Parent county: Nez Perce
Marriage records: start in 1888, kept by County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Land: 1888, County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder
Notes: County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911. Clerk of District Court has court and probate records from the early 1900s.

Lemhi
206 Courthouse Dr., Salmon, ID 83467
(208) 756-2815
http://lemhicountyidaho.org
Incorporated: Jan. 9, 1869
Parent county: Idaho
Marriage records: start in 1869, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1869, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1869, County Recorder
Probate: 1869, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1869, Magistrate Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk/Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911.

Lewis
510 Oak St., Nezperce, ID 83543
(208) 937-2661
http://lewiscountyid.us
Incorporated: March 3, 1911
Parent county: Nez Perce
Marriage records: start in 1911, kept by County Auditor
Divorce: 1911, District Court Clerk
Land: 1911, County Auditor
Probate: 1911, District Court Clerk
Court: 1911, District Court Clerk

Lincoln
Drawer A, 111 W. B St., Shoshone, ID 83352
(208) 886-7641
http://idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/lincoln.html
Incorporated: March 18, 1895
Parent counties: Alturas, Blaine
Marriage records: start in 1895, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1895, County Clerk
Land: 1895, County Clerk
Probate: 1895, County Clerk
Court: 1895, County Clerk
Notes: Fire destroyed many early records. Some 19th-century records are kept in Blaine and Gooding counties.

Logan
Incoporated: Feb. 7, 1889
Notes: Combined with Alturas County to form Blaine County March 5, 1895.

Madison
134 E. Main, Box 389, Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 359-6200
http://co.madison.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1913
Parent county: Fremont
Marriage records: start in 1919, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1914, District Court Magistrate Clerk
Land: 1919, County Clerk
Probate: 1914, District Court Magistrate Clerk
Court: 1914, District Court Magistrate Clerk

Minidoka
715 G St., Box 368, Rupert, ID 83350
(208) 436-9511
http://minidoka.id.us
Incorporated: Jan. 28, 1913
Parent county: Lincoln
Marriage records: start in 1915, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1913, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1915, County Recorder
Probate: 1913, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1913, Magistrate Court Clerk

Nez Perce
1230 Main St., Box 896, Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 799-3020
http://co.nezperce.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1864
Parent county: Original County
Marriage records: start in 1860, kept by County Auditor
Divorce: 1874, District Court Clerk
Land: 1860, County Auditor
Probate: 1890, District Court Clerk
Court: 1874, District Court Clerk
Notes: County Auditor has birth and death records 1900-1911. Organized while part of Washington Territory in 1861.

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Oneida
10 Court St., Malad, ID 83252
(208) 766-4116
http://idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/oneida.html
Incorporated: Jan. 22, 1864
Parent county: Original County
Marriage records: start in 1866, kept by County Recorder
Land: unknown, County Recorder
Notes: County Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911. Magistrate Court Clerk has court, divorce, and probate records from the late 1800s.

Owyhee
Box 128, Murphy, ID 83650
(208) 495-2421
http://owyheecounty.net
Incorporated: Dec.31, 1863
Parent county: Original County
Marriage records: start in 1895, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: unknown, County Court Clerk
Land: 1895, County Court Clerk
Probate: unknown, County Court Clerk
Court: unknown, County Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1913 and naturalization records 1893-1911. Organized while part of Washington Territory.

Payette
1130 Third Ave. N., Drawer D, Payette, ID 83661
(208) 642-6000
http://payettecounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 28, 1917
Parent county: Canyon
Marriage records: start in 1917, kept at the County Clerk
Divorce: 1917, County Clerk
Land: 1865, County Clerk
Probate: 1917, County Clerk
Court: 1917, County Clerk
Naturalization: 1930, County Clerk

Power
543 Bannock Ave., American Falls, ID 83211
(208) 226-7610
http://co.power.id.us
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1913
Parent counties: Bingham, Blaine, Oneida
Marriage records: start in 1913. kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1913, District Court Clerk
Land: 1913, unknown
Probate: 1913, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1913, Magistrate Court Clerk

Shoshone
700 Bank St., Wallace, ID 83873
(208) 752-1264
http://state.id.us/aboutidaho/county/shoshone.html
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1864
Parent county: Original county
Marriage records: start ca. 1890, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1887, County Clerk
Land: ca. 1890, County Recorder
Probate: 1885, County Clerk
Court: 1885, County Clerk
Notes: County Recorder has birth and death records 1907-1911. Organized while part of Washington Territory in 1861.

Teton
150 Courthouse Dr., Driggs, ID 83422
(208) 354-2905
http://tetoncountyidaho.gov
Incorporated: Jan. 26, 1915
Parent county: Madison
Marriage records: start in 1924, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1916, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1924, County Clerk
Probate: 1916, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1916, Magistrate Court Clerk

Twin Falls
425 Shoshone St. N., Box 126, Twin Falls, ID 83303
(208) 736-4004
http://twinfallscounty.org
Incorporated: Feb. 21, 1907
Parent county: Cassia
Marriage records: start in 1907, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: 1907, Court Records
Land: 1907, County Recorder
Probate: 1907, Court Records
Court: 1907, Court Records

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Valley
219 N. Main St., Box 1350, Cascade, ID 83611
(208) 382-7126
http://co.valley.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 26, 1917
Parent counties: Boise, Idaho
Marriage records: start in 1917, kept by County Recorder
Divorce: ca. 1960, Court Clerk
Land:1917, County Recorder
Probate: ca. 1960, Court Clerk
Court: ca. 1960, Court Clerk

Washington
256 E. Court St., Weiser, ID 83672
(208) 414-2092
http://co.washington.id.us
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1879
Parent county: Boise
Marriage records: start in1879, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1879, Magistrate Court Clerk
Land: 1879, County Clerk
Probate: 1879, Magistrate Court Clerk
Court: 1879, Magistrate Court Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has birth and death records 1907-1911.

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