Cassia County, Idaho
A COUNTY PROUD OF ITS HERITAGE
Christine Storey is County Coordinator
Cassia County was created in 1879
from the parent County of Owyhee and a Temporary County seat was approved 20 Feb 1879. On April 7 1879 Marsh Basin was appointed as temporary County seat. The County was divided into seven precincts: Cassia Creek, Clear Creek, Goose Creek, Marsh Basin, Oakley, Rock Creek and Sublett. On April 14 1879 two more precincts were formed, Salmon Falls and Bonanza Bar. The county seat was Albion until 13 Jan 1919 when it was moved to Burley. There were many mixed feelings towards the County seat being moved.
County officers declared elected as County and Precinct officers as of June 9 1879 were: Probate Judge James H. Chase; Sheriff J.E. Harrington; Auditor and Recorder S.P. Weatherman; Treasurer M.G. Robison; Assessor T.M. Gray; County Commissioners C.M. Gray, R.A. Beecher and Sidney Kelly; Coroner J.D Burch; Surveyor Frank Riblett. Precinct Justice of Peace were; Salmon Falls, M. O'Conner; Rock Creek, A.D. Norton and Lars Larson; Oakley, James Chaplow; Goose Creek, J.E. Miller and W.D. Robbins; Sublett, J. Galliger and Henry Powers; Bonanza Bar, Tho. Henry; Clear Creek, H.A. Baker; Marsh Basin, Josiah Bridger and R.N. Howell
Cassia County consists of the communities of
Albion, Almo, Burley, Declo, Elba, Malta,
Oakley and Sublett.
Left Behind Along The Way
Basin, Churchhill, Goosecreek, Gunnell, Hazel, Heglar, Island, Jackson, Marion, Moulton, Naf, Standrod, Starrhs Ferry, Strevell, Tipton, View, Yale, Idahome.
Archives update frequently
Page updated December 2012
Chris Storey 2005-2013
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