Murphy, Owyhee County, Idaho Genealogy

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Quick Facts

Murphy is an unincorporated community in Owyhee County, Idaho, and is the county seat. It is one of the smallest county seats in the nation. It became the county seat of Owyhee County in 1934, when the seat of government for the county was moved from Silver City. It is distinguished by having the only working and enforced parking meter in the county, located directly in front of the courthouse.

Geographic location:

Murphy is in the north-central part of Owyhee County, Idaho

City Hall

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Directories

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

History

Maps

Newspapers

The Idaho State Archives has a copy of this newspaper, published in Murphy.

Owyhee Avalanche -- 14 Feb. 1919

School Records and Yearbooks

Websites

Wikipedia page for Murphy, Idaho.

References


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