Camas County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Camas County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 6, 1917 from Blaine County. Camas County was named for the Camassia, a plant species important as a food source among Native Americans and early settlers. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Camas County is bordered by Blaine County (east), Lincoln County, Gooding County (south), Elmore County (west).

Camas County Cities and Towns include Fairfield.

Camas County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Camas County, Idaho Courthouse
Camas County, ID Courthouse

The Camas County Courthouse is located in Fairfield, 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 Camas 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.

  • Camas County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1917, Land Records from 1885, Probate Records from 1897 and Court Records from 1870. 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.

Camas 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

Camas County, Idaho Vital Records

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