Bonneville County, Idaho
Bonneville County was established on February 7, 1911 from Bingham County.
Currently the Bonneville County Seat can be found in Idaho Falls plus the county government website is http://www.co.bonneville.id.us/
Areas bordering Bonneville County are Madison County, Teton County, Teton County, Wyoming, Lincoln County, Wyoming, Caribou County, Bingham County, Jefferson County.
Bonneville County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1920, 1930, 1940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Bonneville County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Bonneville County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- RAOGK Volunteers for Idaho (raogk.org)
- Idaho State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bonneville County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1784, 200 N Eastern Avenue, Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4029
- Bonneville County Heritage Association
- Eagle Rock Railroad Historical Society, Inc., P.O. Box 2685, Idaho Falls, ID 83403-2685
- Bonneville County, Idaho Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Bonneville County, Idaho Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Bonneville County (usgwarchives.net)
Bonneville County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers often overlook the great importance of Bonneville 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 Bonneville 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.
- Bonneville County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 605 N Capital Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
- Phone: (208) 529-1357
- Bonneville County Clerk / Recorders Office
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Land Records: 1911
- Probate Records: 1888
- Court Records: 1911
- Idaho Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Idaho for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
Bonneville County Links
The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Bonneville 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 Bonneville County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Bonneville Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications
Bonneville Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records
Bonneville Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
Bonneville Co. ID Census Records
Bonneville Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records
Bonneville Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
Bonneville Co. ID General and History Websites
Bonneville Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
Bonneville Co. ID Military Records
- Idaho Military Records Research Guide (raogk.org)
- Idaho Military Records (fold3.com) will provide easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Idaho men and women who served. Great for Bonneville County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.
Bonneville Co. ID Schools & Directories
- Idaho City Directories (search.ancestry.com) This database is a collection of city directories for various years and cities in Idaho. Generally a city directory will contain an alphabetical list of its citizens, listing the names of the heads of households, their addresses, and occupational information. Sometimes the wife's name will be listed in parentheses or italics following the husband's. Often, dates of deaths of individuals listed in the previous year's directory are listed as well as the names of partners of firms, and when possible, the forwarding addresses or post offices of people who moved to another town. In addition to the alphabetical portion, a city directory may also contain a business directory, street directory, governmental directory, and listings of town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, and other miscellaneous matters of general and local interest.