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  • Camas County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 30, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Blaine County.
    Established:  06-Feb-1917
    County Seat:  Fairfield, Idaho

    County history - Camas County is named for the camas root, a lily-like plant species (Camassia), found in the area, with an edible bulb and important as a food source among Native Americans and early settlers.

    Camas Courthouse
    GHLL Camas County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Camas County, ID Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Camas County Historical Society
          124 East Camas Avenue, P. O. box 571
          Fairfield, ID 83327

    5. US/IDGenWeb site - Camas County Archives
    6. US/IDGenWeb - Camas County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Camas County Clerk, P.O. Box 430, Fairfield, ID 83327-0430.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Blaine County (east), Lincoln County (southeast), Gooding County (south),
             Elmore County (west).

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  • Cassia County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 16, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Oneida and Owyhee Counties.
    Established:  20-Feb-1879
    County Seat:  Burley, Idaho

    County history - Cassia County is named in honor of Cassia Creek, which in turn, is a plant found in the area.

    Cassia Courthouse
    1. Cassia County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Cassia County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Cassia County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Cassia County - USGenWeb/IDGenWeb site: (Archives)
    5. Cassia County - US/IDGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Cassia County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Cassia County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Cassia County Vital Records - Cassia County Clerk, Courthouse, Burley, ID 83318-1862.
               Note:  Some county offices carry vital records, others do not. Many have different offices for handling specific types of vital records and holdings may vary. Use the addresses and phone numbers listed for each county as a starting point.


  • Clark County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  May 16, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Fremont County.
    Established:  01-Feb-1919
    County Seat:  Dubois, Idaho

    County history - Clark County is named in honor of state senator Sam K. Clark, an early pioneer on Medicine Lodge Creek.

    Clark Courthouse
    1. Clark County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Clark County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Clark County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Clark County - USGenWeb/IDGenWeb site: (Archives)
    5. Clark County - US/IDGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Clark County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Clark County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Clark County Vital Records - Clark County Clerk, P.O. Box 205, Dubois, ID 83423-0205.
               Note:  Some county offices carry vital records, others do not. Many have different offices for handling specific types of vital records and holdings may vary. Use the addresses and phone numbers listed for each county as a starting point.


  • Custer County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  May 16, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Alturas and Lemhi Counties
    Established:  08-Jan-1881
    County Seat:  Challis, Idaho

    County history - Custer County is named in honor of the General Custer Mine, located within the county.

    Custer Courthouse
    1. Custer County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Custer County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Custer County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          South Custer Historical Society
          P.O. Box 355
          Mackay, ID 83521

    4. Custer County - US/IDGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Custer County - US/IDGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Custer County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Custer County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Custer County Vital Records - Custer County Clerk, P.O. Box 597, Challis, ID 83226


  • Elmore County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 10, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Alturas County.
    Established:  07-Feb-1889
    County Seat:  Mountain Home, Idaho

    County history - Elmore County is named for the area's Ida Elmore Mines along the nearby Feather River; the area's greatest silver and gold producer of the decade of 1860.

    Elmore Courthouse
    GHLL Elmore County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Elmore County, ID Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Elmore County Historical Foundation
          180 South 3rd East, P.O. Box 204
          Mountain Home, ID 83647-3019

    5. US/IDGenWeb site - Elmore County Archives
    6. US/IDGenWeb - Elmore County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Elmore County Clerk, 150 South Fourth East, Mountain Home, ID 83647.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Boise County (north), Ada County (west), Owyhee County (south), Twin Falls County
             (southeast), Gooding County (east), Camas County (east), Blaine County (northeast).

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  • Franklin County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 31, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Oneida County.
    Established:  20-Jan-1913
    County Seat:  Preston, Idaho

    County history - Franklin County is named in honor of Franklin D. Richards an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (it is the only Franklin County in the United States that is not named after Benjamin Franklin). Part of Franklin, County is included in the Logan, Utah-Idaho (partial) Metropolitan Statistical Area.

    Franklin Courthouse
    1. Franklin County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Franklin County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Franklin County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Franklin County - US/IDGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Franklin County - US/IDGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Franklin County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Franklin County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Franklin County Vital Records - Franklin County Clerk, 39 West Oneida, Preston, ID 83263-1234.
               Note:  Some county offices carry vital records, others do not. Many have different offices for handling specific types of vital records and holdings may vary. Use the addresses and phone numbers listed for each county as a starting point.


  • Fremont County, Idaho —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 26, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Bingham county.
    Established:  04-Mar-1893
    County Seat:  St. Anthony, Idaho

    County history - Fremont County is named in honor of John C. Fr!"mont (January 21, 1813 - July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, who passed through the area in 1843. He was the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of president of the U.S., and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform opposing slavery. During the 1840s, that era's penny press accorded Fr!"mont the sobriquet, The Pathfinder. It remains in use, and he is sometimes called The Great Pathfinder.


    Fremont Courthouse
    GHLL Fremont County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Fremont County, ID Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/IDGenWeb site - Fremont County Archives
    7. US/IDGenWeb - Fremont County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Fremont County Clerk, 151 West 1st North Room 12, P.O. Box 448, St. Anthony, ID 83445.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Clark County (west), Jefferson County (southwest, Madison County (south, Teton
                County
    (south, Teton County, Wyoming (east), Gallatin County, Montana (north),
             Madison County, Montana (north), Beaverhead County, Montana (northwest).

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