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Bear Lake County, Idaho
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|Bear Lake county was established January 5, 1875 with
its county seat at Paris and was named for Bear Lake, which lies half
in Idaho and half in Utah. In 1863 the first permanent settlement was
at Paris, established by forty Mormon families who came in wagons, in
ox carts and on foot over very difficult terrain from Cache Valley,
Bear Lake County
Lincoln County, WY
Rich County, UT
Bear Lake County Courthouse
Built in 1885
News: Marriage Notices: Kate OLSEN to Frank J. DUDACEK.
News: Accidental Deaths: Alma SAMSON.
News: Birth Notices: Surname MICHAELSON.
Obituaries: Leonard DALYRMPLE, Dorothy May KINNY and Mrs. Simon EINZINGER.
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