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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property tax reduction

If you are a qualified Idaho homeowner, you may be eligible for the 2017 Property Tax Reduction program. This program may reduce property taxes on your home and up to one acre of land by as much as $1,320.


The Idaho State Tax Commission administers the Property Tax Reduction program, but you must apply through the county Assessor's Office by April 18. Application must be made annually.

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Need Sandbags?

Residents living witching an incorporated city will need to contact their city government to obtain sandbags.


For those not living in an incorporated city, Fremont County has sandbags available free-of-charge for county residents, however the sandbags are empty and must be filled by the person picking up the bags.


People needing sandbags can contact Keith Richey at 208-403-8821 or Carey Daniels at 208-390-4654.