Bovill, Latah County, Idaho Genealogy
- 1 Quick Facts
- 2 City Hall
- 3 Resources
- 4 References
Bovill City Hall
100 Railroad Ave
Bovill, ID 83806
Church History and Records
Bovill Community Presbyterian
405 Av 4th, Bovill, ID (208) 826-3462
The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.
In 1890 Francis Warren settled the town of Bovill. Francis Warren built a log home in the vicinity now know as Warren Meadows. An English Lord named Hugh Bovill purchased some land in the area in 1901. He built a hotel for the accommodation of sportsmen wishing to enjoy the area’s super hunting and fishing. In 1907 he established a store to serve the homesteaders and appointed a postmaster. The Potlatch Lumber Company came to Bovill and with its loggers ruined the land and hunting.
Military History and Records
Copies of the following newspapers published in Bovill are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.
Bovil herald -- 1911:7:15-1912:4:20
Bovil record -- 1913:8:22-1913:12:12