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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Kimberly City Hall
132 Main St. North
Kimberly, ID 83341
Phone: 208-423-4151

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Baptist

First Southern Baptist Church
310 Adams Street,

Kimberly, ID 83341
(208) 423-4106 


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

There are four wards in Kimberly.  Addresses and phone numbers are listed.

Historical

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.


Lutheran

Redeemer Lutheran Church
400 Irene St
Kimberly ID 83341- 2068

Phone: (208) 423-5139


Methodist

Crossroads United Methodist Church
131 Syrunga Ave, Kimberly, ID 83341
(208) 423-4311



Other

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
208-423-5334


Unitarian Universalist Fellowship TF
273 Shoup Avenue West, Kimberly, ID 83341 zip code
http://www.mvuu.org
(208) 734-6552

 

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

History

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.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Historical

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

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References



 

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