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Custer County, Idaho

Custer County was established on January 8, 1881 from Alturas and Lemhi County.

Currently the Custer County Seat can be found in Challis plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Custer County are Lemhi CountyButte CountyBlaine CountyElmore CountyBoise CountyValley County.

Custer County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Custer Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Custer County Society and Family History Resources

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

Custer County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Custer 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 Custer 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.

Custer County Links

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

Custer Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Custer Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Custer Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Custer Co. ID Census Records

Custer Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Custer Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Custer Co. ID General and History Websites

Custer Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Custer Co. ID Military Records

Custer Co. ID Schools & Directories