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

Lemhi County, Idaho Overview

Lemhi County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was formed in 1869 and named after the Limhi, the King of the Nephites, according to the Book of Mormon. The county seat is Salmon. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 7,712 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,569 square miles, of which 4,563 square miles is land and 5.4 square miles is water. Lemhi County borders the following counties: Idaho County, Idaho to the northwest; Ravalli County, Montana to the north; Beaverhead County, Montana to the northeast; Clark County, Idaho to the east; Butte County, Idaho to the south; Custer County, Idaho to the southwest; and Valley County, Idaho to the west. Lemhi County has 11 zip codes. The zip codes are 83462, 83226, 83235, 83463, 83464, 83465, 83253, 83466, 83467, 83469, and 83468. The most populated zip code is 83467.

Lemhi County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder’s Office Information

The County Clerk has five titles: Clerk of the District Court, Auditor, Recorder, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, and Chief Elections Officer of the County. The County Clerk also oversees County Assistance. Officially, the Clerk of the District Court serves as ex officio Auditor and Recorder and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners.

The Auditor acts as the County Budget and Accounting Officer. Main responsibilities include compiling budget requests, submitting the budget to the Board of County Commissioners; recording appropriations made to county agencies, the outstanding liabilities against these appropriations and the expenditures made against the appropriations; keeping accounting records on the revenues, expenditures, and balances in each county fund. The Auditor is also responsible for preparing and remitting checks to employees, vendors, and other parties entitled to payments.

The Recorder is responsible to keep records of all documents recorded in Lemhi County. The Recorder office is also responsible for issuing marriage licenses, processing passports, recording land documents, including plat maps, surveys, easements, liens, and other types of legal documents. The recording fee is every instrument, paper or notice, for the first page is $10.00 and $3.00 for each additional page.

The physical address of Clerk/Auditor/Recorder’s Office is:

Lemhi County Courthouse
206 Courthouse Drive
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone 208-756-2815 ext. 1665
Fax 208-756-8424
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Terri Morton is the Lemhi County Clerk/Auditor/Recorder. She can be reached at 208-756-2815 ext. 1665.

Lemhi County District Court Information

The Clerk of the District Court is responsible for the records generated and filed with the District and Magistrate Courts of Lemhi County. The department has offices of Bonds, Fines, and Court Records. These offices collect fines, fees, and penalties assessed in the District Court and Magistrate Court. These offices are also responsible for the safekeeping of all the files and records pertaining to these courts. The offices are under the combined supervision of the Clerk of the Court of Lemhi County and the Trial Court Administrator for the Seventh Judicial District Court and are staffed by the Deputies of the Clerk of the Court.

Elected Officials
Lemhi County District Court
Jana Eagle is the District Court Judge. She can be contacted at 208-756-2815 ext. 1673.
Lemhi County Magistrate Court
Bonnie McFarland is the Magistrate Court Judge. She can be contacted at 208-756-2815 ext. 1674.

The physical address for the Lemhi County District Court is:
Lemhi County Courthouse
206 Courthouse Drive
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone 208-756-2815 ext. 1665
Fax 208-756-8424
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lemhi County Assessor’s Office Information

The duty of the Assessor is to re-evaluate and assess all real and personal property at market value within Lemhi County for property tax purposes. The assessor also serves as the agent of the Department of Idaho Transportation in titling and registering vehicles.

The physical address of the Lemhi County Assessor’s Office is:

Lemhi County Courthouse
206 Courthouse Drive
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: 208-756-2815 ext. 1723
Fax: 208-756-3173
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Motor Vehicle Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Jenny Rosin is the Lemhi County Assessor. She may be contacted at 208-756-2815 ext. 1723.

Lemhi, ID Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200910,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009791
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,210
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009161
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009318
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009222
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009232
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009135
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009305
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009363
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009929
Lemhi County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lemhi 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:Lemhi County Marriage License
Location:206 Courthouse Drive, Salmon, Idaho, 83467
Phone:208-756-2815

Clerk-Auditor-Recorder’s Office

Address: 206 Courthouse Drive Salmon, ID 83467
Phone 208-756-2815 ext. 221

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