Local Boundary County Resources

Local Resources

Boundary County Community Hospital
6640 Kaniksu Street
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Phone: (208) 267.3141
Email: bch@bcchmail.org
Birth records available: 1955-1990

County Recorder
Boundary County Idaho Vital Records
Boundary County Clerk
County Courthouse
Boundary County
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805-0419
Phone: (208) 267.2242

Notes about courthouse records:
Available from the county clerk
Marriages 1915 to present
Property records 1915 to present
Boundary county was formed in 1915 from Bonner County
Births are stored at the state level
Deaths are stored at the state level

Boundary County Library
6370 Kootenai
PO Box Y
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Boundary Library
Phone: (208) 267.3750
Corner of Kootenai and Hwy 95
Collection includes local histories and the Bonners Ferry Herald
(newspaper on microfilm) from 1891 to early 1990's
Some of the resources available

LDS Family History Center
6568 Alderson Lane
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Phone: (208) 267.3802
Trained Staff available to help in your search for your family.
Tuesday..........9am to 8pm
Wednesday.....4pm to 8pm
Thursday.........9am to 4pm
Resources available at FHC

Boundary County Free Museum
and Historical Society

7729 Main St.
PO Box 808
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Bonners Ferry Museum
Hours: May-September, Tuesday - Saturday 10am to 4 pm
October-April, Friday and Saturday 10am to 4 pm
Maintained by the Boundary County Historical Society
Curator: Sue Kemmis

Boundary County Historical Society
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Phone: (208) 267.7726


Bonners Ferry Herald
PO Box 539
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Bonners Ferry Herald

News Bonners Ferry
P.O. Box 1640
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
News Bonners Ferry

Boundary County Digest
PO Box 1268
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805

North Idaho's Original Online News and Information Site
PO Box 1268
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805


If you own or have easy access to any kind of reference materials pertaining to Boundary County, ID genealogy or history, and would be willing to do lookups on a voluntary basis, please contact us. Your efforts will be greatly appreciated. Look-up requests and volunteers must follow copyright guidelines.

For a reasonable fee, a local resident,Kathy Behrman is willing to take photos of headstones.

See Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness for a list of look-up volunteers and guidelines.