Declo, Idaho

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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Declo City Clerks
P.O. Box 159/8 N. Clark Street
Declo, Idaho 83323
(208) 654-2124

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Declo Wards
213 West Main Street
Declo, ID 83323

(208) 654-2084


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.  Records of the Declo Ward(1909-1948) are found here.

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

History

Declo is a farming district lying east of Burley. Declo a station on the Burley and Idaho main branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad is nine miles east of Burley, near the south bank of the Snake River and on the state highway leading from Burley to Pocatello. It is also on the old Oregon Trail. Declo was formerly called Marshfield. The total population was 1,088 in 1930.

Additional history of Declo, 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. 176

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Historical

There are no copies of Declo newspapers in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but papes of nearby towns that are in the Archives might be of interest to residents of Declo.

Obituaries

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