Shoshone County ID

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

Shoshone County, Idaho Overview

Shoshone County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was formed in 1864 and named after Shoshone Native American tribe. The county seat is Wallace. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 12,690 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 2,635 square miles, of which 2,630 square miles is land and 5.5 square miles is water. Shoshone County borders the following counties: Bonner County to the north; Sanders County, Montana to the northeast; Mineral County, Montana to the southeast; Clearwater County to the south; Latah County to the southwest; Benewah County to the west; and Kootenai County to the northwest. Shoshone County has 15 zip codes. The zip codes are 83802, 83808, 83810, 83812, 83830, 83837, 83839, 83846, 83874, 83849, 83850, 83861, 83867, 83868, and 83873. The most populated zip code is 83837.

Shoshone County Clerk’s Office Information

The Shoshone County Clerk holds titles:

  • Clerk of the District Court,
  • Ex-Officio Auditor,
  • Chief Elections Officer,
  • Recorder, and
  • Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners

As the Ex-Officio Auditor, the Clerk prepares the county’s payroll and manages all accounts receivable and payable. The Auditor’s office is also responsible for preparing the county’s annual budget and its year-end financial reports. As Clerk of the District Court, the Clerk also provides clerical support for the courts and is responsible for the processing and maintenance of all court case filings. The Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer for the county and is responsible for voter registrations, maintaining the database of registered voters, and conducting all county, state, and national elections. The Clerk’s Office is also the Recorder for the county. The Office records documents related to property and issues local liquor licenses and marriage licenses. The Clerk’s Office is also an executing agent for passports. As the Clerk is the Clerk the Board of County Commissioners and he/she is responsible to record, manage and maintain all official acts and records of the Board of County Commissioners.

The recording fees are $10.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page pertaining to that document except for the listed documents.

$15.00 – Deeds, Grants & Conveyances of Real Property
$45.00 – Deed of Trust or Mortgage
$15.00 – Deed of Reconveyance, Full Reconveyance, and Satisfaction of Mortgage, Partial Release
$25.00 – Power of Attorney
$5.00 – Record of Survey (per page)
$11.00 – Plats
$10.00 for the first page and $3.00 for each additional page (except surveys and plats)
$5.00 – Record of Survey, per sheet
$11.00 – for plats under 100 lots; each additional lot is $.05
$10.00 – Corner Perpetuation 7 Filing Records, per page
$1.00 – Acknowledgment on mining locations & affidavits of assessment work
$1.00 – Copies of recorded documents, per page
$1.00 – For certifying a copy of a recorded document
$.05 – Conformed copies, per page
$4.00 – Copy of Record of Survey, per sheet
$6.00 – UCC search, per name
$11.00 – UCC search with copies, per name
$28.00 – Marriage License

More details of recording fees of Shoshone County can be found in the link below:

Public Records Request Form

You should complete the form by entering your name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, fax number, signature, how you prefer to receive the requested document, describe the records you want to inspect, etc. The link to the form is below:

The physical address of the Shoshone County Clerk’s Office is:

700 Bank St.
Wallace, ID 83873
Phone: (208) 752-1264
Fax: (208) 752-1896
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Peggy White is the Clerk of Shoshone County. She can be contacted at (208) 752-1264 or emailed at

Shoshone County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Shoshone 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:Shoshone County Marriage License
Location:700 Bank St., Wallace, Idaho, 83873

Shoshone County Recorder Office
County Government Office

Address: 700 Bank St #120, Wallace, ID 83873, United States
Phone: 208-752-1264

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