Shoshone County, Idaho Genealogy Guide2016-07-01T23:14:03+00:00

Shoshone County, Idaho Genealogy Guide

Shoshone County, Idaho (Map It) was created on February 4, 1864 as an Original County. Shoshone County was named for the Shoshone Native American tribe. Learn More About State of Idaho History

Shoshone County is bordered by Bonner County (north), Kootenai County (west), Benewah County (west), Latah County (southwest), Clearwater County (south), Mineral County, Montana (east), Sanders County, Montana (east).

Shoshone County Cities and Towns include Kellogg, Mullan, Osburn, Pinehurst, Smelterville, Wallace, Wardner.

Shoshone County, Idaho Courthouse Records

Shoshone County, Idaho Courthouse
Shoshone County, ID Courthouse

The Shoshone County Courthouse is located in Driggs, 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 Shoshone 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.

  • Shoshone County Clerk, Auditor, Recorders Office has Marriage Records from 1875, Land Records from 1871, Probate Records from 1871 and Court Records from 1866. 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.

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