Hamer, Jefferson County, Idaho Genealogy

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Former name

Geographic location

City Hall

Hamer City
Contact Jefferson County Clerk
(208) 662-5257




Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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 Hamer Branch and Hamer Ward are included.


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

Funeral Homes


Hamer is a farming district lying along the Oregon Short Line Railroad. The few families who have settled in this community are engaged in dry farming and rely upon obtaining water for irrigation and culinary purpose by pumping it from wells. The total population of the Hamer Precinct was 348 in 1930

Additional history of Hamer, Idaho and the early Latter-day Saint 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. 310.


Military History and Records



There are no copies of Hamer newspapers  in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but papers from nearby cities/towns that are in the Archives may be of help to residents of Hamer.


School Records