Malta, Idaho

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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Malta City Clerks
1486 S. 2200 E.
Malta, Idaho 83342
(208) 645-2498



There is one cemetery in Malta, Idaho. The first recorded internment at Valley Vu Cemetery was Sarah Lankford in 1863. contains a history of all residents at this cemetery including funeral programs, obituaries, histories and photos.

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Malta 1st and 2nd Wards

Church Street & 4th
Malta, ID 83342

(208) 645-2503


Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers. Records of the Malta Ward(1910-1948) are among this collections.


The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.

Funeral Homes


Malta lies in the Raft River Valley. And is located on the west side of the Raft River eight miles south of Idahome, the nearest railroad station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad , 12 miles northeast of Elba and 30 miles north east of Oakley. Malta is situated in the mist of a fertile farming district, irrigated from the Smith and family in 1900’s. The Malta Precinct had a total population of 494 in 1930.

Additional history of Malta, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in:
Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 466.


Military History and Records




There are no copies of issues of Malta newspapers in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but papers from nearby towns which are in the Archives, may be of interest to the residents of Malta.


School Records

Websites has histories, cemetery records, school and church information.