Lemhi County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Lemhi County, Idaho (Map It) was created on January 9, 1869 from Idaho County. Lemhi County was named in honor of Limhi, king of the Nephites according to the Book of Mormon. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Lemhi County is bordered by Idaho County (west), Valley County (west), Custer County (south), Butte County (south), Clark County (east), Beaverhead County, Montana (northeast), Ravalli County, Montana (north).

Lemhi County Cities and Towns include Leadore, Salmon.

Lemhi County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Lemhi County, Idaho Courthouse
Lemhi County, ID Courthouse

The Lemhi County Courthouse is located in Salmon, 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 Lemhi 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.

  • Lemhi County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1869, Land Records from 1867, Probate Records from 1880  and Court Records from 1868. 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.

Lemhi County, Idaho Census Records

Lemhi County, Idaho Vital Records

Lemhi County, Idaho Resources

Lemhi County, Idaho External Links

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