Lookup Public Records in Idaho CountyIdaho. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Idaho County, Idaho Overview

Idaho County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was formed in 1864 and named after the Columbia River steamship ‘Idaho’ which was launched in 1860. The county seat is Grangeville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 16,116 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,503 square miles, of which 8,477 square miles is land and 26 square miles is water. Idaho County borders the following counties: Idaho County to the north; Missoula County, Montana to the northeast; Ravalli County, Montana to the east; Lemhi County to the southeast; Valley County to the south; Adams County to the southwest; Wallowa County, Oregon to the west; Nez Perce County to the northwest; and Lewis County to the northwest. Idaho County has 16 zip codes. The zip codes are 83522, 83525, 83526, 83530, 83533, 83536, 83539, 59847, 83542, 83638, 83654, 83547, 83549, 83552, 83671, and 83554. The most populated zip code is 83530.

Idaho County Clerk and Auditor Office Information

The Clerk of Idaho County has five distinct titles:

  • Clerk of the District Court
  • Auditor
  • Recorder
  • Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
  • Chief Elections Officer of the County.

As the Clerk of the District Court, the Clerk oversees fines, court fees, and restitution payments, provides clerical assistance to Magistrate and District Judges for the Second Judicial District. The Clerk also provides services such as management of court records and the storage process for such archival records.

The County Clerk is the Auditor, Chief Financial Officer and Accountant for all county revenues and payments for Idaho County. The main responsibilities of the County Clerk here is to establish, coordinate and recommend the county budget to the Board of County Commissioners. The Clerk also oversees and monitors the execution of the adopted budget, prepares the schedule of levies for the assessed property, provides timely financial information for elected officials, interested parties, and the general public.

The Clerk is also for recording, indexing and filing land deeds, and all transactions affecting business and real estate within Idaho County. The County Clerk facilitates public access to all these records, protects, and preserves these records for the general public. The Clerk is also responsible for issuing marriage licenses.
The County Clerk acts as the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners. Duties include assisting the commissioners with the transactions of county businesses, and signing all county warrants, payments and record all orders for levying of taxes. The County Clerk also attests all actions of the Board of County Commissioners, provides investigations and recommendations to the board concerning claims of indigence for the county.

The County Clerk is also the Chief Elections Officer for Idaho County and registers voters, coordinates the elections, prepares the ballots and handles other election procedures. The Clerk is also responsible for managing the selection system for juries in Idaho County.

For recording instrument, paper or notice, for the first page: $10.00

For each additional page: $ 3.00

The recording fee for other instruments provided such instrument is thirty (30) pages or less are given below:

Deeds, grants, and conveyances of real property: $15.00

Trust deeds or mortgages of real property, including fixture filings, security agreements and assignments of leases and rents if contained within the same instrument for recording: $45.00

Reconveyances of trust deeds, including a substitution of trustee if contained within the same instrument for recording, and releases of mortgages: $15.00

Powers of attorney: $25.00

For copies of any record or paper, for each page: $ 1.00

For each certified copy ………… additional $ 1.00 per document

For recording every town plat or map, for first one hundred (100) lots or less: $11.00

and for each additional lot: $ .05

For filing a survey, for each page: $ 5.00

For making a copy of a survey or highway right-of-way plat: $ 4.00

Marriage License: $28.00

The physical address of Idaho County Clerk, Auditor and Recorder’s Office is:
320 West Main Street, Rm 5
Grangeville, Idaho 83530
Phone: (208) 983-2751
Fax: (208) 983-1428
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kathy M. Ackerman is the Idaho County Clerk and Auditor. She can be reached at (208) 983-2751 or emailed at kackerman@idahocounty.org

Idaho County Assessor Office Information

The primary responsibility of the Assessor is to re-evaluate and assess all real and personal property within Idaho County for property tax purposes. The assessor ensures that all properties are assessed at its market value. These assessed property values are then entered on a roll and are the source data to which all property tax bills relate. Land and any improvements on the land, such as buildings are all assessed into categories.

The physical address of the Idaho County Assessor’s Office is:
320 West Main, Room 1
Grangeville, Idaho 83530
Phone: (208) 983-2742
Fax: (208) 983-0667
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

James Zehner is the Idaho County Assessor. He may be contacted at (208) 983-2742 or emailed at jzehner@idahocounty.org

Idaho County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Idaho County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Nature and Validity of Marriage Contract – Title 32, Chapter 2 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 32, Chapter 9, Sections 32-921 to 32-929
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Idaho County Marriage License
Location:320 West Main Street, Rm 5, Grangeville, Idaho, 83530

Idaho County Clerk’s Office

Address: 320 West Main Street, Rm 5 Grangeville, Idaho 83530
Phone: (208) 983-2751

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