Place:Jerome, Idaho, United States

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NameJerome
Alt namesJeromesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.683°N 114.267°W
Located inIdaho, United States     (1919 - )
See alsoLincoln, Idaho, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Contained Places
Deserted settlement
Hillsdale
Inhabited place
Eden
Falls City
Greenwood
Hazelton
Hunt
Jerome
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jerome County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 Census the county had a population of 22,374. The county seat and largest city is Jerome.

Jerome County was created by the Idaho Legislature on February 8, 1919, by a partition of Lincoln County. It was named after either Jerome Hill, a developer of the North Side Irrigation Project, his son-in-law Jerome Kuhn, or his grandson Jerome Kuhn, Jr.

The Minidoka Relocation Camp, one of ten Japanese American internment camps set up during World War II, was located in Jerome County, six miles north of Eden.

Jerome County is part of the Twin Falls, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1884 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1918 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1919 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 5,729
1930 8,358
1940 9,900
1950 12,080
1960 11,712
1970 10,253
1980 14,840
1990 15,138

Research Tips

External links

www.jeromecounty.org


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