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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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Jefferson County
Established: 2/18/1913

Parent County: Fremont

Co. Seat: Cities
Rigby: Hamer, Lewisville, Menan, Mud Lake, Ririe, Roberts

Established February 18, 1913 with its county seat at Rigby. Named for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the
United States. The first settlers were Mormons who constructed irrigation systems.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Rigby, ID 83442-0538 Phone: (208) 745-7756 Fax: (208) 745-6636

IGS Publication: Spring 2005