Homedale, Owyhee County, Idaho Genealogy

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Quick Facts

Geographic location:

Homedale is a small farming community and city in the northwestern corner of Owyhee County, Idaho.

City Hall

Homedale City Hall
31 West Wyoming Ave.
P.O. Box 757
Homedale, ID 83628
Ph. (208)337-4641
Fax (208)337-5904




Homedale has no cemetery within its city boundaries. Early settlers were often buried in the Wilder Cemetery in Canyon County or in the cemeteries in Caldwell or Nampa, also in Canyon County. A new cemetery was established in the 1960s, located about half-way between Homedale and Marsing, called the Marsing-Homedale Cemetery. Many of the former residents of the Homedale area are now buried there.

Church History and Records

Assembly of God
15 W Montana Ave
Homedale, ID 83628-3223
Ph. 208-337-4458
Christian Church
110 W Montana Ave.
Homedale, ID 83628-3200
Ph. 208-3373626
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Homedale 1st Ward
Homedale 2nd Ward
Society of Friends


A brief history of Homedale is available online at the city's website.


Homedale Public Library
125 West Owyhee Ave.
P.O. Box 1087
Homedale, ID 83628-1087
Ph. (208)337-4228




Owyhee Avalanche
P.O. Box 217
Homedale, ID 83628
Ph. (208)337-4681
email - rob@owyhee.com


Several newspapers have been published in Homedale. Copies of the following are included in the collections of the Idaho State Historical Society in Boise.

Homedale Empire Press -- 12 Feb. 1914 through 24 Nov. 1922
Homedale Empire Press -- issues of 2 Sep. 1915, 9 Sep. 1915, 14 Oct. 1915, and 28 Aug. 1919
Owyhee Chronicle -- 30 Apr. 1931 through 26 Dec. 1984
Homedale News -- 13 Aug. 1948 and 20 Aug. 1948
Owyhee County -- issues of Nov. 1956 and Nov. 1958
Owyhee Chronicle -- 28 Jan. 1971 through 6 Dec. 1979
Owyhee Avalanche -- 2 Jan. 1985 to present


Homedale High School
203 East Idaho Avenue
Homedale, ID 83627-3216
Ph. (208)337-4613

School Records

The Idaho State Historical Society has a copy of the Homedale High School yearbook, called The Pioneer, for 1940-1941.


Wikipedia page for Homedale.