Kooskia, Idaho County, Idaho Genealogy

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City Hall[edit | edit source]

Kooskia City Hall
P.O.Box 126/26 S.Main St
Kooskia, Idaho 83539
(208) 926-4684

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Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

Kooskia First Presbyterian Church Clearwater Valley ‎
501 Idaho
Kooskia, ID 83539

(208) 926-0007

Other[edit | edit source]

Valley Bible Church‎
305 Front Street
Kooskia, ID 83539

(208) 926-0182

Eternal Hope Wesleyan Church‎
Kooskia, ID 83539

(208) 926-8819

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]

Trenary Funeral Home
018 1st Ave
Kooskia, Idaho 83539
(208) 926-0011

History[edit | edit source]

The town was first named for James Stuart, a Nez Perce surveyor and merchant. The town was named and called Stuart, and was surveyed in 1897; the government in 1895 had set aside 104 areas for a township. Lewis and Clark, passes through the rugged Lochsa Canyon. Kooskia was named for what is now the Clearwater River. The Nez Perce Indians called it Koos-Koos-Kia for the river's transparent quality. The Post Office was established as on May 25, 1896. The first newspaper, called the Alta Idaho Area Paper, was printed January 1, 1898. On April 16, 1902, the first issue of the Kooskia Mountaineer was off the press. There was a tram from Kooskia's flour mill to the Camas Prairie grain fields from 1903 to 1939. The tramway had two cables running the entire length of a mile and a quarter which carried thirty buckets.

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Historical[edit | edit source]

Copies of issues of the following Kooskia newspapers are in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise:

Clearwater Valley review  1982:6:16-1982:8:25  
Kooskia mountaineer  1911:8:4-1942:5:28  
Idaho mountaineer  1909:10:15-1911:7:28

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