Bear Lake County Courthouse
7 E Center
Paris, ID 83261
Churches and Church records
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
There is a ward (congregation) in Paris.
In 1863 LDS Apostle Charles C. Rich and group of Mormon pioneers settled Paris, Idaho. Located on the western side of the Bear River. First few years were very hard because the higher altitude and north-south side of the valley. They had colder winters and mild summers¬¬. Historic site of the 1889 Bear Lake Stake Tabemacle, built large enough to seat 4 times the present population of Paris Learn more http://sangres.com/idaho/places/bearlake/paris.htm
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.
The Idaho State Archives has many city, county, state and regional directories in its collections.
The Idaho State Archives has in its collections copies of a number of Paris newspapers.
Societies, Libraries and Museums