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.
Page updated August 2011
Chris Storey 2005-2011
©All materials contained on these pages are furnished for
the free use of those engaged in searching for their family origins. Any commercial use or distribution, without the consent
of the host/author of these pages is prohibited. All images used on these pages were obtained from sources permitting
free distribution, or generated by the author, and are subject to the same restrictions/permissions. All persons
contributing material for posting on these pages do so in recognition of
their free, non-commercial distribution,
and further, is responsible to assure that no copyright is violated by