Fremont County was the first county created after Idaho was admitted to the Union. It was organized by the Legislature in 1893 from the northern part of Bingham County. It was named for John C. Fremont, the pathfinder who surveyed the West for the Government.

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eclipse planning meeting

A Community Eclipse Planning Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 31, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Fremont County Annex Building, 125 N. Bridge St., St. Anthony.


Community leaders and business owners are encouraged to attend to plan for the eclipse Aug. 21. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in Fremont County for the eclipse.


Contact Bob Foster at 208-624-7557 with questions and/or additional information.

open burning

It’s that time of year again when everyone wants to burn. A permit is always required from the local fire chief regardless of time of year.

- Island Park Fire Chief Nathaniel Brandemihl: 208-307-1391
- North Fremont Fire Chief John Grube: 208-709-9925
- St Anthony Fire Chief Chris Hill: 208-624-4404

In addition, a permit may be required by cities.
A permit is required from the Idaho Department of Lands from May 10th to October 20th every year. Permits can be obtained at
The Fremont County Fire Marshal does not issue burn permits.

Anyone leaving an unattended fire can be charged criminally and required to reimburse all response expenses. Fremont County Code 2017-02

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Landfill Hours

Starting May 1, Fremont County landfills in St. Anthony and Island Park will be changing their hours. St. Anthony will be open Tuesday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:40 p.m. Island Park Landfill will be open Friday-Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Meadow Creek slash pit will be open Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning June 2.