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== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
  
[http://driggs.govoffice.com/ Driggs City Hall]<br>325 South 5 East<br>Driggs, ID 83422<br>Phone: 208-354-2362
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[http://driggs.govoffice.com/ Driggs City Hall]<br>325 South 5 East<br>Driggs, ID 83422<br>Phone: 208-354-2362  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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(208) 354-2314  
 
(208) 354-2314  
  
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283883981578_932">Driggs 4th Branch (Young Single Adults)‎ </span>  
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283883981578_932">Driggs 4th Branch (Young Single Adults)‎ </span>
 
  
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283883981578_932">580 Ross Avenue Driggs, ID 83422</span>  
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283883981578_932">580 Ross Avenue Driggs, ID 83422</span>  
  
(208) 354-2266
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(208) 354-2266  
 
 
===== Historical =====
 
 
 
Many of the original records of church units are in the [http://lds.org/churchhistory/library 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers].&nbsp; Records of the {{FHL|182300|title-id|disp=Driggs Ward}} (1909-1948) are in this collection.
 
  
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===== Historical  =====
  
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Many of the original records of church units are in the [[Family History Library|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 [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].&nbsp; Records of the {{FHL|182300|title-id|disp=Driggs Ward}} (1909-1948) are in this collection.
  
 
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==== Roman Catholic  ====
 
==== Roman Catholic  ====
  
Good Shepherd Catholic Church‎<br>245 S Highway 33<br>Driggs, ID 83422
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Good Shepherd Catholic Church‎<br>245 S Highway 33<br>Driggs, ID 83422  
  
 
(208) 354-8960  
 
(208) 354-8960  
  
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==== Other  ====
  
==== Other ====
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Calvary Chapel of Teton Valley‎<br>53 Depot Street<br>Driggs, ID 83422
  
Calvary Chapel of Teton Valley‎<br>53 Depot Street<br>Driggs, ID 83422
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(208) 354-9673
  
(208) 354-9673
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Teton Valley Community Bible Church‎<br>257 2nd Street East<br>Driggs, ID 83422-5054  
 
 
Teton Valley Community Bible Church‎<br>257 2nd Street East<br>Driggs, ID 83422-5054
 
  
 
(208) 354-8523  
 
(208) 354-8523  
  
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Summit Foursquare Church‎<br>53 Depot Street<br>Driggs, ID 83422  
Summit Foursquare Church‎<br>53 Depot Street<br>Driggs, ID 83422
 
  
 
(208) 354-8822  
 
(208) 354-8822  
  
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Teton Christian Academy‎<br>260 Howard Avenue<br>Driggs, ID 83422-5153
  
Teton Christian Academy‎<br>260 Howard Avenue<br>Driggs, ID 83422-5153
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(208) 354-8809 <br><br>  
 
 
(208) 354-8809 <br><br>
 
  
 
=== Directories  ===
 
=== Directories  ===
  
The Idaho State&nbsp;Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state [http://history.idaho.gov/directories.html directories].  
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The Idaho State&nbsp;Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, regional and state [http://www.digitalarchives.idaho.gov/default.aspx directories].
  
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
  
'''Valley Mortuary'''<br>786 Valley Centre Dr<br>Driggs, Idaho 83422<br>  
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'''Valley Mortuary'''<br>786 Valley Centre Dr<br>Driggs, Idaho 83422<br> (208) 354-2394  
(208) 354-2394
 
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
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The town of Driggs is the largest settlement in the Teton Valley, and is situated in the open valley a short distance east of the Teton River, in Teton Basin. Don C. Driggs was one of the first settlers. The total population of the Driggs Precinct was874 in 1930.
  
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The town of Driggs is the largest settlement in the Teton Valley, and is situated in the open valley a short distance east of the Teton River, in Teton Basin. Don C. Driggs was one of the first settlers. The total population of the Driggs Precinct was874 in 1930.
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Additional history of Driggs, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in: <br>Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 198.<br>  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Additional history of Driggs, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in: <br>Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 198.<br>
 
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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===== Historical  =====
 
===== Historical  =====
  
Copies of the following newspapers published in Driggs are included in the collections of the [http://history.idaho.gov/newspapers_c-g.html Idaho State Archives] in Boise.  
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Copies of the following newspapers published in Driggs are included in the collections of the&nbsp;[http://www.digitalarchives.idaho.gov/default.aspx Idaho State Archives]&nbsp; in Boise.  
  
 
Teton Valley news -- 1909:4:15-present<br>Teton Valley news -- 1914:12:17
 
Teton Valley news -- 1909:4:15-present<br>Teton Valley news -- 1914:12:17

Revision as of 16:30, 18 January 2012

United States > Idaho > Teton County > Driggs

Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Driggs City Hall
325 South 5 East
Driggs, ID 83422
Phone: 208-354-2362

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

There are three wards and two branches (congregations) in Driggs, meeting in two separate locations:

Driggs Wards‎ (Wards 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Spanish Branch)
221 N 1st E
Driggs, ID 83422

(208) 354-2314


Driggs 4th Branch (Young Single Adults)‎

580 Ross Avenue Driggs, ID 83422

(208) 354-2266

Historical

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 Driggs Ward (1909-1948) are in this collection.

Roman Catholic

Good Shepherd Catholic Church‎
245 S Highway 33
Driggs, ID 83422

(208) 354-8960


Other

Calvary Chapel of Teton Valley‎
53 Depot Street
Driggs, ID 83422

(208) 354-9673


Teton Valley Community Bible Church‎
257 2nd Street East
Driggs, ID 83422-5054

(208) 354-8523


Summit Foursquare Church‎
53 Depot Street
Driggs, ID 83422

(208) 354-8822


Teton Christian Academy‎
260 Howard Avenue
Driggs, ID 83422-5153

(208) 354-8809

Directories

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

Funeral Homes

Valley Mortuary
786 Valley Centre Dr
Driggs, Idaho 83422
(208) 354-2394

History

The town of Driggs is the largest settlement in the Teton Valley, and is situated in the open valley a short distance east of the Teton River, in Teton Basin. Don C. Driggs was one of the first settlers. The total population of the Driggs Precinct was874 in 1930.


Additional history of Driggs, 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. 198.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Current

Teton Valley News
75 North Main Street
Driggs, ID 83422
Ph. 208-354-8101
email - publisher@tetonvalleynews.com
Weekly

Historical

Copies of the following newspapers published in Driggs are included in the collections of the Idaho State Archives  in Boise.

Teton Valley news -- 1909:4:15-present
Teton Valley news -- 1914:12:17

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References