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Kootenai County
Kootenai County Recorder
501 Government Way
Coer D' Alene ID 83814
(208) 769-4400
The county was organized in 1864 out of Nez Perce County, but was not organized until 1881. The County Clerk has birth and death records from 1907 to 1912, marriage, divorce, probate and civil court records from 1881. The recorder maintains all land records since county inception. Marriage licenses were not required in Idaho until 11 March 1895.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Family History Center
2801 N. 4th Street
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814
(208) 765-0150

Kootenai County Genealogical Society
c/o Hayden Lake Library
8385 North Government Way
Hayden, Idaho 8383

Bureau of Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
The state of Idaho began keeping birth and death records in 1911. It began keeping marriage and divorce records in 1947. For earlier records look in the county where the event occured. The fee for obtaining birth, death, marriage, and divorce records is now $10.00. Besides including the full name or names, with the woman's maiden name, the date and place, your relationship to the person or persons, & your signature, you also need a photocopy of a picture ID. There is no refund for a negative search.


Coeur d' Alene Public Library
201 E. Harrioson
Coeur d'Alene ID 83814
(PH: 208-769-2315)

North Idaho College Library
1000 W Garden Ave
Coeur d'Alene ID 83814
(PH: 208-769-3265)

Hayden Lake Public Library
8385 N Government Way
Hayden Lake ID 83835-0007
(PH: 208-772-5612)

Post Falls Public Library
821 N Spokane
Post Falls ID 83854
(PH: 208-773-1506)

Spokane Public Library
906 W Main Ave
Spokane WA 99201-0976
(PH: 509-626-5300)

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