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Clearwater County, Idaho

Clearwater County was established on February 27, 1911 from Nez Perce County.

Currently the Clearwater County Seat can be found in Orofino plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Clearwater County are Shoshone CountyLatah CountyNez Perce CountyLewis CountyIdaho County, Idaho, Missoula County, Montana, Mineral County, Montana.

Clearwater County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 192019301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Clearwater County Society and Family History Resources

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

Clearwater County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Clearwater 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 Clearwater 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.

Clearwater County Links

The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources associated to Clearwater 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 Clearwater County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.

Clearwater Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Clearwater Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Clearwater Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Clearwater Co. ID Census Records

Clearwater Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Clearwater Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Clearwater Co. ID General and History Websites

Clearwater Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clearwater Co. ID Military Records

Clearwater Co. ID Schools & Directories