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Research in Idaho County, Idaho

Idaho County was established on February 4, 1864 as an Original County.

Currently the Idaho County Seat can be found in Grangeville plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Idaho County are Clearwater CountyMissoula County, Montana, Ravalli County, Montana, Lemhi CountyValley CountyAdams CountyWallowa County, Oregon, Nez Perce CountyLewis County.

Idaho County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Idaho Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Idaho Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Idaho Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Idaho County Society and Family History Resources

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

Idaho County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Idaho 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 Idaho 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.

Idaho County Links

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

Idaho Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Idaho Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Idaho Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Idaho Co. ID Census Records

Idaho Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Idaho Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Idaho Co. ID General and History Websites

Idaho Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Idaho Co. ID Military Records

Idaho Co. ID Schools & Directories