Ucon, Idaho

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Former name[edit | edit source]

Ucon was originally named Willow Creek, but since the name was already in use, it was named Elva. The name was later changed to Ucon.[1]

Geographic location[edit | edit source]

City Hall[edit | edit source]

City of Ucon
3787 E 112 N
Ucon, ID 83454
(208) 523-3971

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

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

Current[edit | edit source]

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Ucon and Monument Wards
10854 North 41 East
Ucon, ID 83454

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints‎
Homestead, Yellow Stone and Cottonwood Wards
2967 East 105 North

Ucon, ID 83454

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 Ucon Ward (1888-1948) are in this collections.

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Directories[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Wood Funeral Home
963 S Ammon Rd
Ammon, Idaho 83406
(208) 522-2992
Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home
825 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
(208) 522-7424
Wood Funeral Home
273 N Ridge Ave
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402
(208) 522-2751
Nalder Funeral Home
110 W Oak St
Shelley, Idaho 83274
(208) 357-3231
Coltrin Mortuary & Crematory
2100 1st St
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401
(208) 524-1000
Eckersell Memorial Chapel
101 W Main St
Rigby, Idaho 83442
(208) 745-6604
Flamm Funeral Home
61 N 1st E
Rexburg, Idaho 83440
(208) 356-5721
220 E 2nd N
Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 359-9921

History[edit | edit source]

The first settlers in this part of the country included John R. Heath and Jesse Cleverly, who located as early as July 1883. Other settlers arrived in 1884 and on June 12, 1885. Most of the settlers residing in this fertile district in the Snake River Valley, engaged in farming, gardening and stock raising.

Additional history of Ucon, 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. 893.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Minorities[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical[edit | edit source]

There are no copies of issues of Ucon newspapers. in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but newspapers from nearby towns may be of interest to residents of Ucon.

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School Records[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Association of Idaho Cities, https://idahocities.org/news/237649/City-of-Ucon.htm, accessed 17 June 2021