Inkom, Idaho

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United States Gotoarrow.png Idaho Gotoarrow.png Bannock County Gotoarrow.png Inkom

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City Hall

City of Inkom
365 North Rapid Creek Road
Inkom,ID 83245-1544
(208) 775-3372




The principal cemetery for Inkom is the Inkom Cemetery, although many of the residents of Inkom have been buried in the cemeteries in Pocatello.

Name of cemetery Location Records
(Daniel B.) Brewster Headstone on Buckskin Road between Pocatello and Inkom Photo of tombstone online
Inkom Cemetery Inkom List of known individuals buried here and photographs of existing tombstones online

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Inkom, Rapid Creek and Skyline Wards
973 North Rapid Creek Road
Inkom, ID 83245

(208) 775-3300


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 Inkom Ward (1906-1948) are in this collection.


Inkom Community Bible Church‎
251 Grant Avenue
Inkom, ID 83245

(208) 775-4420


The Idaho State Archives has in its collections copies of city, county, state and regional directories.

Funeral Home

Colonial Funeral Home
2005 S 4th Ave
Pocatello, ID 8320
(208) 904-1973
Cornelison-Henderson Funeral
431 N 15th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 232-054
Downard Funeral Home
241 N Garfield Ave
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 233-0686
Manning Wheatley Funeral Chpl
510 N 12th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 232-7199
Marsh Valley Funeral Home
421 Center St
McCammon, ID 83250
(208) 254-3786


Inkom was part of an Indian reservation until 1892. When the land was thrown open to white settlers. The first settlers to enter homesteads at the Blackfoot Land Office were in June 1892. Inkom is in the Portneuf Canyon, along the Portneuf River, between Pocatello and McCammon. The Oregon Short Line Railroad built a station here. Most of the land is irrigated, but considerable dry farming is done. The total population in Inkom Precinct was 738 in 1930.

Additional history of Inkom, 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. 363.

  1. Yester - years : in and around Inkom, Idaho
  2. Ingacom: a history of the Inkom area; Inkom, Buckskin, Onyx, Lower Marsh Creek, and Blackrock


The Idaho State Archives has no copies of newspapers published in Inkom. Copies of some of the other Idaho newspapers may be of interest to residents of Inkom.