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History and Genealogy
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Elmore County, Idaho

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Elmore County was established February 7, 1889, with its county seat at Rocky Bar and was named for the Ida Elmore mines, the area's greatest silver and gold producer of the 1860s, located near Silver City in Owyhee County. The Oregon Trail crossed the Snake River in Elmore County, at Three Island Crossing near Glenns Ferry. A station on the overland stage route, originally named Rattlesnake, was moved west to the railroad line and became Mountain Home. On February 4, 1891, the county seat was moved to Mountain Home.


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The Pittsburg, Confederate Star, and other properties in the Rocky Bar Mining District in Elmore County prior to 1884.
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