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Blaine County, Idaho

Blaine County

Blaine County was established on March 5, 1895 from Alturas and Logan counties. The county was named James G. Blaine (1830-1893), United States Secretary of State (1881, 1889-1892).

Currently the Blaine County Seat can be found in Hailey plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Blaine County are Butte County, Bingham County, Power County, Cassia County, Minidoka County, Lincoln County, Camas County, Elmore County, Custer County.

Cities and towns found in Blaine County include Bellevue, Carey, Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley

Blaine County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Blaine County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Blaine County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Blaine County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Blaine County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information. Hidden away in Idaho courthouses and archives everywhere are the hopes and dreams and worries of the many Idaho citizens. The chances are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth record of at least some aspects of their lives in the Blaine County court records. Even if your forefathers is not brought up in a Court case, consider all of the other methods which could have lead to him or her appearing in court records.

Please make sure to get in touch with the clerk's department to validate hours, mailing address, fees and other particulars prior to visiting or requesting information because of in some cases changing contact info. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records are available to interested parties, barring private issues. Many employees will guide people in finding the resources, however it is up to the person to do the basic research.

The below specifics indicates what birth, marriage, death, land, probate, and court records are usually in Blaine County. The dates stated listed below could be the first noted records data for this county.

Blaine County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Blaine County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is merely a collection which has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another. Feel free to present your own most liked Blaine County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Blaine Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Blaine Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Blaine Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Blaine Co. ID Census Records

Blaine Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Blaine Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Blaine Co. ID General and History Websites

Blaine Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Blaine Co. ID Military Records

Blaine Co. ID Schools & Directories

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