Parent County: Oneida
Co. Seat: Cities
Paris: Bern, Bloomington, Fish Haven,
Geogetown, Montipelier, St. Charles
Established January 5, 1875 with its county seat at Paris. Named for Bear Lake, which lies half in Idaho and Half
in Utah. In 1863 the first permanent settlement was at Paris, established by forty Mormon families who came in
wagons, in ox carts and on foot over very difficult terrain from Cache Valley, Utah.
PO Box 190, Paris, ID 83261-0190, Phone: (208) 945-2212 Fax: (208) 945-2780