Idaho County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Idaho County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 4, 1864 as an Original County. Idaho County was named for the Columbia River steamship Idaho launched in 1860. Name predates both Idaho Territory and the State of Idaho. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Idaho County is bordered by Clearwater County (north), Missoula County, Montana (northeast), Ravalli County, Montana (east), Lemhi County, Valley County (south), Adams County (southwest), Wallowa County, Oregon (west), Nez Perce County (northwest), Lewis County (northwest).

Idaho County Cities and Towns include Cottonwood, Ferdinand, Grangeville, Kooskia, Riggins, Stites, White Bird .

Idaho County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Idaho County, Idaho Courthouse
Idaho County, ID Courthouse

The Idaho County Courthouse is located in Grangeville, 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 Idaho 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.

  • Idaho County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1862, Land Records from 1862, Probate Records from 1865  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.

Idaho County, Idaho Census Records

Idaho County, Idaho Vital Records

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