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[http://www.catholicidaho.org/en/Pages/RCDBhome.aspx Diocese of Boise]<br>303 Federal Way<br>Boise, ID 83705<br>Phone: (208) 342-1311<br>Fax: (208) 342-0224<br>  
 
[http://www.catholicidaho.org/en/Pages/RCDBhome.aspx Diocese of Boise]<br>303 Federal Way<br>Boise, ID 83705<br>Phone: (208) 342-1311<br>Fax: (208) 342-0224<br>  
  
[http://www.catholicidaho.org/en/AboutUs/HistoryDiocese/Pages/HistoryoftheDiocese.aspx History] of the Diocese of Boise. <br>
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[http://www.catholicidaho.org/en/AboutUs/HistoryDiocese/Pages/HistoryoftheDiocese.aspx History] of the Diocese of Boise. <br>  
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[http://www.catholicidaho.org/en/ParishSchoolDirectory/Parishes/Pages/Parishesbycity.aspx Parishes] in the Diocese of Boise, listed by city.
  
 
The diocese includes the counties of: [[Ada County, Idaho|Ada]], [[Adams County, Idaho|Adams]], [[Bannock County, Idaho|Bannock]], [[Bear Lake County, Idaho|Bear Lake]], [[Benewah County, Idaho|Benewah]], [[Bingham County, Idaho|Bingham]], [[Blaine County, Idaho|Blaine]], [[Boise County, Idaho|Boise]], [[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner]], [[Bonneville County, Idaho|Bonneville]], [[Boundary County, Idaho|Boundary]], [[Butte County, Idaho|Butte]], [[Camas County, Idaho|Camas]], [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]], [[Cassia County, Idaho|Cassia]], [[Clark County, Idaho|Clark]], [[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater]], [[Custer County, Idaho|Custer]], [[Elmore County, Idaho|Elmore]], [[Franklin County, Idaho|Franklin]], [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont]], [[Gem County, Idaho|Gem]], [[Gooding County, Idaho|Gooding]], [[Idaho County, Idaho|Idaho]], [[Jefferson County, Idaho|Jefferson]], [[Jerome County, Idaho|Jerome]], [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Kootenai]], [[Latah County, Idaho|Latah]], [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi]], [[Lewis County, Idaho|Lewis]], [[Lincoln County, Idaho|Lincoln]], [[Madison County, Idaho|Madison]], [[Minidoka County, Idaho|Minidoka]], [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce]], [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]], [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]], [[Power County, Idaho|Power]], [[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone]], [[Teton County, Idaho|Teton]], [[Twin Falls County, Idaho|Twin Falls]], [[Valley County, Idaho|Valley]] and [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]]  
 
The diocese includes the counties of: [[Ada County, Idaho|Ada]], [[Adams County, Idaho|Adams]], [[Bannock County, Idaho|Bannock]], [[Bear Lake County, Idaho|Bear Lake]], [[Benewah County, Idaho|Benewah]], [[Bingham County, Idaho|Bingham]], [[Blaine County, Idaho|Blaine]], [[Boise County, Idaho|Boise]], [[Bonner County, Idaho|Bonner]], [[Bonneville County, Idaho|Bonneville]], [[Boundary County, Idaho|Boundary]], [[Butte County, Idaho|Butte]], [[Camas County, Idaho|Camas]], [[Canyon County, Idaho|Canyon]], [[Cassia County, Idaho|Cassia]], [[Clark County, Idaho|Clark]], [[Clearwater County, Idaho|Clearwater]], [[Custer County, Idaho|Custer]], [[Elmore County, Idaho|Elmore]], [[Franklin County, Idaho|Franklin]], [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont]], [[Gem County, Idaho|Gem]], [[Gooding County, Idaho|Gooding]], [[Idaho County, Idaho|Idaho]], [[Jefferson County, Idaho|Jefferson]], [[Jerome County, Idaho|Jerome]], [[Kootenai County, Idaho|Kootenai]], [[Latah County, Idaho|Latah]], [[Lemhi County, Idaho|Lemhi]], [[Lewis County, Idaho|Lewis]], [[Lincoln County, Idaho|Lincoln]], [[Madison County, Idaho|Madison]], [[Minidoka County, Idaho|Minidoka]], [[Nez Perce County, Idaho|Nez Perce]], [[Owyhee County, Idaho|Owyhee]], [[Payette County, Idaho|Payette]], [[Power County, Idaho|Power]], [[Shoshone County, Idaho|Shoshone]], [[Teton County, Idaho|Teton]], [[Twin Falls County, Idaho|Twin Falls]], [[Valley County, Idaho|Valley]] and [[Washington County, Idaho|Washington]]  

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Missions

Missions were established by religious denominations to serve the Indians.

  • Cataldo Mission
  • Sacred Heart Mission (Jesuit) 1842-1960
  • St Joseph's Mission (Jesuit) 1874-1958

Denominations in Idaho

Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Idaho were The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), the Roman Catholic, the Methodist Episcopal, and the Presbyterian churches.[citation needed]


To locate church records see:

  • Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations of Idaho (Boise, Idaho: Historical Records Survey, 1940; FHL Collection book 979.6 K24d; film 1036585 item 7; fiche 6046931

The Idaho State Archives has a significant collection of Episcopal church records. They also have an index to Catholic records. The Family History Library and the LDS Church History Library have records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Idaho as well as a few records of other churches. You can write to the following addresses to learn where church records are located:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)

LDS Church History Library (Archives)
50 East North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Telephone: 801-240-2272
Fax: 801-240-1845
Internet: http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/archives

Methodist

United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library
P.O. Box 127
Madison, NJ 07940
Telephone: 215-408-3189
Fax: 201-408-3909
Internet: http://www.drew.edu/depts/library/methodist/umac.aspx

Presbyterian

Presbyterian Historical Society
United Presbyterian Church in U.S.
425 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Telephone: 215-627-1852
Fax: 215-627-0509
Internet: http://www.history.pcusa.org/

Roman Catholic

Diocese of Boise
303 Federal Way
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 342-1311
Fax: (208) 342-0224

History of the Diocese of Boise.

Parishes in the Diocese of Boise, listed by city.

The diocese includes the counties of: Ada, Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Bingham, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Bonneville, Boundary, Butte, Camas, Canyon, Cassia, Clark, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gem, Gooding, Idaho, Jefferson, Jerome, Kootenai, Latah, Lemhi, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Payette, Power, Shoshone, Teton, Twin Falls, Valley and Washington