Bonner County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Bonner County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 21, 1907 from Kootenai County. Bonner County was named in honor of Edwin L. Bonner, originator of a 1864 ferry service on the Kootenai River. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Bonner County is bordered by Boundary County (north), Lincoln County, Montana (east), Sanders County, Montana, Shoshone County, Kootenai County (south), Spokane County, Washington (southwest), Pend Oreille County, Washington (northwest).

Bonner County Cities and Towns include Clark Fork, Dover, East Hope, Hope, Kootenai, Oldtown, Ponderay, Priest River, Sandpoint, Bonnerville, west of Oldtown.

Bonner County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Bonner County, Idaho Courthouse
Bonner County, ID Courthouse

The Bonner County Courthouse is located in Sandpoint, Idaho. Learn More About State of Idaho Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Bonner county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Bonner County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1907, Land Records from 1885, Probate Records from 1891 and Court Records from 1885 . The Recorder is responsible to keep records of all documents recorded in Adams County. Additionally, the Recorder’s office provides marriage licenses, processes passports and records land documents, including plat maps, surveys, easements, assertions of right-of-way, and some types of liens.

Bonner County, Idaho Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Idaho Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Bonner County, Idaho Vital Records

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