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Franklin County, Idaho

Franklin County was established on January 20, 1913 from Oneida County .

Currently the Franklin County Seat can be found in Preston plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Franklin County are Oneida CountyBannock CountyCaribou CountyBear Lake CountyCache County, Utah.

Franklin 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.

Franklin County Society and Family History Resources

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

Franklin County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Franklin 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 Franklin 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.

Franklin County Links

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

Franklin Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Franklin Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Franklin Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Franklin Co. ID Census Records

Franklin Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Franklin Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Franklin Co. ID General and History Websites

Franklin Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Franklin Co. ID Military Records

Franklin Co. ID Schools & Directories