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Hazelton City Clerk
246 Main St
Hazelton, Idaho 83335
Church History and Records
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Hazelton 1st and 2nd wards
531 Middleton Avenue
Hazelton, ID 83335
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.
Valley Presbyterian Church
310 Park Street
Hazelton, ID 83335
Valley Christian Center
35 Main Street
Hazelton, ID 83335-5117
Canyon Christian Church
1084 South 2400 East
Hazelton, ID 83335-5660
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.
The community was named for Hazel Barlow, daughter of founder Joe Barlow. Hazelton is a farming district with a station of the Oregon Short Line Railroad located 28 miles West of Rupert. The rich farming district is irrigated from the North Side Canal which taps the Snake River at the Milner Dam. Frank Simmons, Melvin Roylance and James M. Mendenhall, settled the land in 1917. The total population of the Hazelton Precinct was 1,372 in 1930.
Additional history of Hazelton, 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. 327.
Military History and Records
Copies of issues of two Hazelton newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.
East End news -- 1970: 1:1-1971:5:6
First segregation news -- 1936:1:30 -1967:10:5