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Lewis County, Idaho

Lewis County was established on March 3, 1911 from Nez Perce County.

Currently the Lewis County Seat can be found in Nezperce plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Lewis County are Nez Perce CountyIdaho CountyClearwater County.

Lewis 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.

Lewis County Society and Family History Resources

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

Lewis County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Lewis 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 Lewis 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.

Lewis County Links

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

Lewis Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lewis Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lewis Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lewis Co. ID Census Records

Lewis Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Lewis Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lewis Co. ID General and History Websites

Lewis Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lewis Co. ID Military Records

Lewis Co. ID Schools & Directories