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Elmore County
Established: 2/7/1889

Parent County: Alturas

Co. Seat: Cities
Mountain Home: Atlanta, Featherville, Glenns Ferry, Hammett, King Hill, Rocky Bar

Established February 7, 1889 with its county seat at Rocky Bar. Named for the Ida Elmore Mines, the area's
greatest silver and gold producer of the 1860s. The Oregon Trail crossed the Snake River at Three Island Crossing
near Glenns Ferry. A station on the overland stage route, originally named Rattlesnake, was moved to the railroad
line and became Mountain Home. On February 4, 1891 the county seat was moved to Mountain Home.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Mountain Home, ID 83647-3028 Phone: (208) 587-2130 Fax: (208) 587-2159

IGS Publication: Winter 2001