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Shoshone County, Idaho

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

Currently the Shoshone County Seat can be found in Driggs plus the county government website is

Areas bordering Shoshone County are Bonner CountyKootenai CountyBenewah CountyLatah CountyClearwater CountyMineral County, Montana, Sanders County, Montana.

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

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

Shoshone County Society and Family History Resources

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

Shoshone County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers often overlook the great importance of Shoshone 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 Shoshone 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.

Shoshone County Links

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

Shoshone Co. ID Books, Newspapers & Publications

Shoshone Co. ID Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Shoshone Co. ID Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Shoshone Co. ID Census Records

Shoshone Co. ID Cemeteries & Church Records

Shoshone Co. ID Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Shoshone Co. ID General and History Websites

Shoshone Co. ID Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Shoshone Co. ID Military Records

Shoshone Co. ID Schools & Directories