Madison County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Madison County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 18, 1913 from Fremont County. Madison County was named in honor of James Madison (1751-1836), fourth President of the United States (1809-1817). Learn More About State of Idaho History

Madison County is bordered by Fremont County (north), Teton County (east), Bonneville County (south), Jefferson County (west).

Madison County Cities and Towns include Rexburg, Sugar City, Thornton.

Madison County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Madison County, Idaho Courthouse
Madison County, ID Courthouse

The Madison County Courthouse is located in Rexburg, 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 Madison 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.

  • Madison County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1915, Land Records from 1913, Probate Records from 1913  and Court Records from 1893. 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.

Madison 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

Madison County, Idaho Vital Records

Madison County, Idaho Resources

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