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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

Challis is located in South-Central Idaho, in Custer County.

City Hall

Challis City Hall
721 Main St
Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-2386

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Challis Cemetery - Some records of this cemetery at the Idaho State Archives in Boise; transcriptions of 116 gravestones are available through Find-a-Grave.com website.

Church History and Records

Baptist

Mountain Valley Baptist Church
901 Clinic Road, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-5950


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Current

Challis Ward
HC 63 Box 1794 (Hwy 93)
Challis, ID 83226

208-879-4544

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. Older records of the Challis Ward are available.

Episcopal

St Philip Episcopal Church
Pleasant Avenue & Pleasant St, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-4384


Roman Catholic

Saint Louise Catholic Church
1285 Pleasant Ave, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 756-2432

Other

Challis Mission Church
1331 Butte Avenue, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-4491


Calvary Outreach Fellowship
501 Main Street, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-2179


Challis Community Church
400 Pleasant Avenue, Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-2700


Jehovah's Witnesses
Challis, ID 83226
(208) 879-2233

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

Challis Funeral & Monuments
121 Main St
Challis, Idaho 83226
(208) 879-3333

History

In 1873 gold was discovered in the Challis area. Challis was founded by Alvah P. Challis in 1876, who was a surveyor when the town site was laid out. Challis post office was established in 1878. Challis is located in central Idaho along the Salmon River drainage, and next to the beautiful Salmon/Challis National Forest.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Current

Challis Messenger
P.O. Box 405
Challis, ID 83226
Ph. 208-879-4445
email - info@challismessenger.com
Weekly

Historical

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

Challis messenger -- 1912:3:19- present 
Idaho messenger -- 1886:10:5  
Idaho messenger -- 1888:7:10-1889:7:16 
Silver messenger -- 1894:7:31 -1912:3:12

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References


 

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