Butte County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Butte County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 6, 1917 from Bingham County, Blaine County, and Jefferson County. Butte County was named from Buttes rising from the Snake River Plain. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Butte County is bordered by Clark County (northeast), Jefferson County (east), Bingham County, Blaine County (southwest), Lemhi County (northwest), Custer County (northwest).

Butte County Cities and Towns include Arco, Butte City, Darlington, Howe, Moore

Butte County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Butte County, Idaho Courthouse
Butte County, ID Courthouse

The Butte County Courthouse is located in Arco, 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 Butte 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.

  • Butte County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1917, Land Records from 1917, Probate Records from 1886  and Court Records from 1881. 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.

Butte County, Idaho Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Idaho Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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

Butte County, Idaho Vital Records

Butte County, Idaho Resources

Butte County, Idaho External Links

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