History and Genealogy
Payette County, Idaho
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|Payette County was established February 28, 1917, with its county seat at Payette.
Payette was originally settled as a railroad camp in the 1860s
and called Boomerang for the log boom on the Payette River. The
site, and the community which grew around it, was later named in
honor of the area's first white settler, Francois Payette, a
Canadian fur trapper and explorer with the North West Company
who arrived in 1818.
Historical Marker about Francois Payette
Military: Korean War Casualties for Payette County have been added.
Submit Cemetery Information
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cemetery headstones. They provide key data such as dates of birth,
marriage information and dates of death. To submit headstone
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