Buhl, Twin Falls County, Idaho Genealogy

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United States > Idaho > Twin Falls County > Buhl

Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Buhl City Hall
203 Broadway Ave.
Buhl, Idaho 83316




Church History and Records

Assembly of God


Buhl First Assembly Of God
703 Locust St, Buhl, ID 83316
(208) 543-5191 



Magic Valley Baptist Church
P.O. Box 332, Buhl, ID 83316

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


First Ward and Spanish Branch

501 South Main, Buhl, ID 83316

2nd and 3rd Wards

1001 Fair Street, Buhl ID 83316


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 Buhl Ward(1919-1948) are among this collections.



Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

229 9th Ave N, Buhl, ID 83316
(208) 543-8496



St Johns Lutheran Church

1128 Poplar St, Buhl, ID 83316
(208) 543-4282



United Methodist Church

908 Maple St, Buhl, ID 83316

(208) 543-5498

Roman Catholic


Immaculate Conception
1631 Poplar St.,

Buhl, ID 83316
(208) 543-5136


Records of the Immaculate Conception church in Buhl (1918-1965) 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.



Calvary Chapel
(208) 543-9959
1004 Burley Ave, Buhl, ID 83316

Church of God in Christ
(208) 543-4978
Buhl, ID 83316

Church of the Nazarene
(208) 543-6025
300 Broadway Ave N, Buhl, ID 83316

First Christian Church
(208) 543-4102
1005 Poplar St, Buhl, ID 83316


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

Funeral Homes

Farmer Funeral Chapel
130 9th Ave N
Buhl, Idaho 83316
(208) 543-4333


Buhl was founded on April 17, 1906. It was named for Frank H. Buhl, a major investor in a Carey Act project known as the Twin Falls South Side project, which introduced large-scale irrigation to the region in the early 20th Century. The Oregon Trail is located on the western half of Twin Falls. The Historical U.S. Route 30 goes through Buhl along the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway. Buhl is known as the “Trout Capital of the world. The total population of the Buhl precincts was 4,489 in 1930.

Additional history of Buhl, 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. 96.


Military History and Records



Copies of the following newspapers published in Buhl are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.

Buhl herald -- 1909:7:9-present


School Records