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State Resources — Idaho

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

State office has birth and death records since July 1911. For records from 1907 to 1911, write to County Recorder in county where event occurred. It also has marriage and divorce records since May 1947. Earlier records are with County Recorder in county where license was issued or the divorce was granted.

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

Call (208) 334-5988 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
Vital Statistics Unit
Center for Vital Statistics and Health Policy
450 West State Street, 1st Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Applicants must provide a copy of their drivers license or other State picture identification. If this is not available, the applicant must provide a copy of two other forms of identification with a signature.
For county marriage records or marriages before May 1947, contact the County Recorder in county where the license was issued.
For county divorce records or divorces before May 1947, contact the County Recorder in county where the divorce was granted.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have United States census records from 1790-1920, United States census indexes from 1790-1860, printed indexes of Idaho census records from 1900 and 1920, deeds and county records up to 1910, maps and photos, cemetery records, military records, newspapers, and family histories.

Call (208) 334-2682

Write to:
The Idaho State Historical Society
Library and Archives
1109 Main Street, Suite 250
Boise, ID 83702

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
The Idaho Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1854
Boise, ID 83701-1854
Telephone: (208) 384-0542
  Publication: Idaho Genealogical Society Quarterly
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