Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy Guide2016-07-01T22:16:13+00:00

Canyon County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Canyon County, Idaho (Map It) was created on March 7, 1891 from Ada County. The county name is disputed, either a canyon of the Boise River near Caldwell or a canyon of the Snake River which forms part of the county's boundary. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Canyon County is bordered by Payette County (north), Gem County (northeast), Ada County (east), Owyhee County (south), Malheur County, Oregon (west).

Canyon County Cities and Towns include Caldwell, Greenleaf, Melba, Middleton, Nampa, Notus, Parma, Wilder.

Canyon County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Canyon County, Idaho Courthouse
Canyon County, ID Courthouse

The Canyon County Courthouse is located in Caldwell, 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 Canyon 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.

  • Canyon County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1892, Land Records from 1865, Probate Records from 1885  and Court Records from 1865. 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.

Canyon County, Idaho Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Idaho Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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: None

Canyon County, Idaho Vital Records

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