Richfield, Lincoln County, Idaho Genealogy

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Quick Facts

Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Richfield City Hall
180 West Lincoln Avenue
Richfield, ID 83349
Phone: 208-487-2756‎




Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Richfield Ward
440 East Nez Perce

Richfield, ID 83349

(208) 487-2961


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 Richfield Ward (1927-1948) are included in this collections.


Richfield United Methodist Church‎
2nd St
Richfield, ID 83349

(208) 886-2505


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

Funeral Homes


Richfield is a station on the Wood River branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad, and in fertile farming district surrounding the town. Richfield is 15 miles northeast of the Shoshone and 25 miles southwest of Carey. The total population in the Richfield Precinct was 915 in 1930.

Additional history of Richfield, 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. 704.


Military History and Records



Copies of issues of one Richfield newspaper are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.


School Records