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Lemhi County, Idaho

Lemhi County was established on January 9, 1869 from Idaho County.

Currently the Lemhi County Seat can be found in Salmon plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Lemhi County are Idaho CountyValley CountyCuster CountyButte CountyClark CountyBeaverhead County, Montana, Ravalli County, Montana.

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

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

Lemhi County Society and Family History Resources

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

Lemhi County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Lemhi 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 Lemhi 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.

Lemhi County Links

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

Lemhi Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lemhi Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lemhi Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lemhi Co. ID Census Records

Lemhi Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Lemhi Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lemhi Co. ID General and History Websites

Lemhi Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lemhi Co. ID Military Records

Lemhi Co. ID Schools & Directories