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Kimberly City Hall
132 Main St. North
Kimberly, ID 83341
Church History and Records
First Southern Baptist Church
310 Adams Street,
Kimberly, ID 83341
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
There are four wards in Kimberly. Addresses and phone numbers are listed.
Many of the original records of church units are in the Historical 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.
Redeemer Lutheran Church
400 Irene St
Kimberly ID 83341- 2068
Phone: (208) 423-5139
Crossroads United Methodist Church
131 Syrunga Ave, Kimberly, ID 83341
Kimberly Church of the Nazarene
3550 East 3750 North
Kimberly, ID 83341-5089
Phone: (208) 423-5290
Kimberly Christian Church
307 Madison East
P O Box 98
Kimberly, Idaho 83341
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship TF
273 Shoup Avenue West, Kimberly, ID 83341 zip code
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state directories.
When the lands under the Minidoka Reclamation Project were first bought into the market, a number of settlers, seeking homes, were the first settlers in Kimberley. As the settlers increased in number town site was surveyed in 1905 and the town lots placed on the market for sale on Aug 8, 1905.The town is situated on the Minidoka-buhl branch of the Oregon Short Line railroad, three miles south of Snake River, six miles east of Twin Falls and 32 miles west of Burley. It is the center of a fine irrigation district under the Twin Falls Irrigation Project, and has an excellent site for a beet sugar factory, Flour mill.
The total population of the Kimberley Precinct was 1,948 was 1930.
Additional history of Kimberley, 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. 400.
Military History and Records
Copies of issues of the folowing Kimberly newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise:
East county chronicle 1982:7:10-9999
Kimberly advertiser 1935:5:23-1982:6:17
Kimberly star 1936:3:20-1936:4:17
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