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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Summer Hours

Election Memo

Backyard Greenhouse

Summer hours are in effect from mid-May to mid-September at Fremont County landfills in Island Park and St. Anthony. For more information, call the landfill offices at 208-624-4502 (St. Anthony), or 208-390-1226 (Island Park).

The Courthouse is an absentee polling place from April 15 to May 19 at 5 p.m. Electioneering* is illegal within 100 feet of a polling place as per Idaho Code 18-2318. Pamphlets, handouts, newspaper ads, newspaper articles, stickers, pins, pens, or other campaign materials are not allowed. Conversations regarding candidates or ballot items, while being in the Courthouse, are not allowed. Vehicles with bumper stickers with electioneering content must be parked 100 feet away from the Courthouse.
*To work for the success of a particular candidate, party, ticket, etc. (Definition from

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