Hailey, Idaho

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Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Former name[edit | edit source]

Geographic location[edit | edit source]

City Hall[edit | edit source]

Hailey City Hall
Address:115 Main Street South Suite H
Hailey, ID 83333

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Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Community Baptist Church‎
200 2nd Avenue South
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-4107


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ‎
Hailey 1st and 2nd wards
821 Broadford Road
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-4150

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Historical[edit | edit source]

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 Hailey Ward(1939-1948) are found in this collection.



Episcopal[edit | edit source]

Emmanuel Episcopal Church
101 2nd Avenue South
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-3547

Lutheran[edit | edit source]

Valley of Peace Lutheran Church
704 Wintergreen Drive
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-3066

Roman Catholic[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

St Charles Church‎
311 South 1st Avenue
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-3024

St Thomas Church‎
Sun Valley Boulevard
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-5903 

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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed copies of the St Charles Catholic Church of Hailey (1881-1965) found in the Archives of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise, Idaho.  Copies of these records can be viewed at the Library in Salt Lake City or in any of its Family History Centers.


Other[edit | edit source]

Assembly of God Church‎
511 North Main Street
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-5470


The Life Church‎
406 South Main Street
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-2992

Seventh-Day Adventist Church‎
701 South Main Street
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-9448

Jehovah's Witness‎
2731 Shenandoah Drive
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-2299 

Jehovah's Witnesses‎
416 East Fork Road
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-2299 

Garcia Jorge Father‎
217 Mariposa Road
Hailey, ID 83333-5120

(208) 578-0272

Christian Science Society Ketchum Sun Valley‎
760 North 1st Avenue
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 726-2983

Calvary Bible Church‎
102 Coyote Bluff Road
Hailey, ID 83333

(208) 788-9174

Calvary Chapel‎
21 Maple Street
Hailey, ID 83333-4900

(208) 578-0560

Directories[edit | edit source]

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

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Wood River Chapel
403 N Main St
Hailey, Idaho 83333
Blaine County
(208) 788-2244

History[edit | edit source]

Miners and settlers came to the area in 1879; they were betting the Wood River Valley was going to become a mining center. John Hailey was an early pioneer in the Northwest who took part in the Boise Basin Gold Rush in 1879. Hailey filed a homestead claim in 1879 on the future town site. Hailey, A. H. Boomer, U. S. Marshal E. S. Chase and W. T. Riley had the land surveyed April 20, 1881. Hailey also established an extensive freight and Stage lined. In 1882, when the Town Company sold to the Idaho and Oregon Land Improvement Company for $10,000, the transaction included 2,500 acres in Quigley Gulch.

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Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

The Wood River Journal ended its 127 year run in January, 2011.  See the Idaho Mountain Express in Ketchum, Idaho which has taken over for the Journal.

Historical[edit | edit source]

Copies of issues of some Hailey newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise.  Many  microfilmed issues of Hailey newspapers are located in the Family History Center @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 821 Broadford Road, Hailey, Idaho 83333 (208) 788-9810 Historical

Daily Wood River news-miner -- 1919:2:2-1920:11:10

 Hailey times -- 1928:1:5-1968:12:26

Oregon Short Line record -- 1882:9

Times-news-miner -- 1923:6:7-1927:12:29

Weekly times-news-miner -- 1921:1:7-1923:5:31

Wood River journal -- 1969:1:2-9999

Wood River miner -- 1883:3

Wood River news-miner, daily -- 1883:4:3-1890:3:30

Wood River news-miner, weekly -- 1882:7:8-1891:4:24

Wood River times -- 1888:12:26

Wood River times, daily -- 1882:5:20-1918:11:30

Wood River times, weekly -- 1881:6:15-1892:6:29

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