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Elmore County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 7, 1889 from Alturas County. Elmore County was named for the Ida Elmore mines, locally noted for gold and silver production in the 1860s. Learn More About State of Idaho History
Elmore County Cities and Towns include Glenns Ferry, Mountain Home.
Elmore County, Idaho Courthouse Records
Elmore County, ID Courthouse
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 Elmore 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.
- Elmore County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1889, Land Records from 1889, Probate Records from 1892 and Court Records from 1889. 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.
Elmore County, Idaho Census Records
- Learn More: State of Idaho Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 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: 1890
Elmore County, Idaho Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Idaho Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from July 1911 to present.
- Marriage and Divorce Records: from May 1947 to present.
- Locations: Idaho Office of Vital Statistics, 450 W. State St., 1st Floor, Boise, ID 83720; (208) 334-5988
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Certificates Applications.
Elmore County, Idaho Resources
- Elmore County Historical Foundation, P.O. Box 204, 180 South 3rd East, Mountain Home, ID 83647
- Glenns Ferry Historical Society / Museum
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