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Minidoka County
Established: 1/28/1913

Parent County: Lincoln

Co. Seat: Cities
Rupert: Acequla, Heyburn, Minidoka, Paul

Established January 28, 1913 with its county seat at Rupert. Named directly for the first settlement, Minidoka, a
railroad siding. The name is Indian, but the exact meaning is in dispute. Some believe that Minidoka means "well,
spring" but there was not a source of water such as a well or spring until 1946. Others say the word is Shoshoni and
means "broad expanse," because the broadest portion of the Snake River Plain lies here.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Rupert, ID 83350-0474 Phone: (208) 436-9511 Fax: (208) 436-0737

IGS Publication: Fall 2003