Rupert, Minidoka County, Idaho Genealogy

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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Rupert City Hall
624 F Street
PO Box 426
Rupert, Idaho 83350-0426
Phone: 208-436-9600
Fax: 208-436-9920




Church History and Records


Rupert Baptist‎
623 S 3rd St
Rupert, ID 83350-2006

(208) 436-0546

First Baptist Church- Rupert‎
807 5th St
Rupert, ID 83350-1508

(208) 436-6325

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


There are several meetinghouses of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Rupert.  Click on the link and fill in Rupert, Idaho.


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 Rupert Ward



St Nicholas Church‎
802 F St
Rupert, ID 83350-1404

(208) 436-3781

St. Matthews Episcopal Church‎
902 6th St
Rupert, ID 83350-1515

(208) 436-4904


The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed a copy of the records of the Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church in Rupert (1914-1996), that are found in the Trinity Episcopal Church of Pocatello, Idaho.  These films are available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of its Family History Centers.


Trinity Lutheran Church‎
909 8th St
Rupert, ID 83350-1305

(208) 436-3413


The United Methodist Church‎
605 H St
Rupert, ID 83350-1614

(208) 436-3354

Roman Catholic


Records of the St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Rupert (1912-1964) have been microfilmed by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah from records held in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise. These films can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of it Family History Centers.


Apostolic House of Prayer‎
94 E Baseline Rd
Rupert, ID 83350

(208) 436-5787

Church of Christ of Central Idaho‎
724 S 4th St
Rupert, ID 83350-2011

(208) 436-4293

First Christian Praise Chapel‎
1110 8th St
Rupert, ID 83350-1525

(208) 436-0449

Grace Community Church‎
100 North Meridian Road
Rupert, ID 83350

(208) 436-3790

Spanish Assembly of God Church‎
409 E 6th St
Rupert, ID 83350-1723

(208) 436-4018

New Life Assembly of God Church‎
Rupert, ID 83350-9679

(208) 434-2004

Minidoka Christian Education‎
275 W 100 S
Rupert, ID 83350

(208) 436-4600

Praise Chapel Open Bible‎
707 F St
Rupert, ID 83350-1638

(208) 436-0449


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

Funeral Homes

Morrison Funeral Home
188 S Highway 24
Rupert, Idaho 83350
208) 436-1800


Rupert was one of the first settlements established under the Minidoka Project, and in July,1906 a town site had been surveyed, and there were about one hundred people in the district. It is located on the north side of the Snake River. Rupert is also a station on the Minidoka and Wells branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad and the terminus of the Rupert and Bliss branches of the line. The total population of the Rupert City was 2,250 in 1930.

Additional history of Rupert, 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. 722.


Military History and Records




Minidoka County News

518 6th St
Rupert, ID 83350


Copies of issues of the following Rupert newspapers  are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise:

Minidoka County news  1919:3:13-9999 
Minidoka County patriot  1918:2:7-1919:3:6  
News journal  1988:5:11-1991:9:11  
Rupert Democrat  1917:5:23-1918:1:31 
Rupert pioneer  1905:9:14-1908:3:5  
Rupert pioneer-record  1908:3:25-1923:8:30  
Rupert record  1905:9:28-1908:3:19


School Records