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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

http://www.ci.ammon.id.us
Ammon City Hall
2135 South Ammon Road
Ammon, Idaho 83406
(208) 612-4000

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

There are three meetinghouses in Ammon, Idaho with several wards meeting in them.

Historical

Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers.  There are [[Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers. |Ammon Ward]] records in this microfilmed record.

Episcopal

Lutheran

Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

Directories

The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories

Funeral Homes

Wood Funeral Home
963 S Ammon Rd
Ammon, Idaho 83406
(208) 522-2992
http://www.woodfuneralhome.com/
Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home
825 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
(208) 522-7424
http://www.buckmillerhann.com/
Wood Funeral Home
273 N Ridge Ave
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
(208) 522-2751
http://www.woodfuneralhome.com/
Nalder Funeral Home
110 W Oak St
Shelley, Idaho 83274
(208) 357-3231
http://nalderfuneralhome.com/
Coltrin Mortuary & Crematory
2100 1st St
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401
(208) 524-1000
http://www.coltrinmortuary.com/

History

In 1889 the town of Ammon was originally called South Iona because it was the dependent branch in the south end of the Iona, Idaho. Arthur M. Rawson who renamed the town in honor of Ammon, a figure in the LDS book of scripture, the Book of Mormon. The township as well as the surrounding farm land is irrigated from the Snake River through canals of the Progressive Irrigation District. The township, surveyed into 10-acre blocks, is about half a mile east of Big Sand Creek. Only a part of the inhabitants reside on the town site; the majority of the people live in a scatter condition on their respective farms. The total population of Ammon Precinct in 1930 was 1,103.

Additional history of Ammon, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 21.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Current

At the present time there does not appear to be a newspaper published in Ammon, Idaho

Historical

Copies of the following newspapers published in Ammon are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives  in Boise.

American Falls advertiser -- 1902: 10:4-1907:7: 10 
American Falls press -- 1907:7:27-1937:12:30 
Falls-power & General news -- 1899:3:2  
Falls Power County booster -- 1932: 10:22-1937:10:29 
Falls Power County press -- 1937: 11:4- to date 

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

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