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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Wildfire Road Closures

Grassy Lake road is closed at this time from the C-T boundary into Flagg Ranch. No cars can get through to Yellowstone or to Jackson. Traffic is being diverted through West Yellowstone to Ashton, Hwy 32 and 33. Expect delays and slow traffic.
N Highway 89 has been closed by Grand Teton National Park from Leeks Marina to Flagg Ranch due to the Berry Fire. This essentially cuts off the South gate of Yellowstone from Jackson.

public budget hearing

A public hearing is scheduled Sept. 6, 2016, at 10:10 a.m. for the Board of County Commissioners to consider the proposed 2017 budget. A budget hearing for the ambulance district will immediately follow. The hearing will be held in the County Courthouse in St. Anthony.


Burn Ban

Fremont County has issued a burn ban for all open burning, except for propane grills, charcoal briguette BBQ grills and fires in designated fire pits. Violation is a misdemeanor offense under IFC (International Fire Code) 307.1.1.

A designated fire pit is defined as a pit a minimum of 12” below the ground surface and a 10’ cleared/gravel radius around the pit.

Additional fire restrictions may be implemented in the future.

This does not apply to federal grounds.

Signed IFC Burn Ban


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the hereinafter described property has been deeded to Fremont County for delinquent taxes. The Board of County Commissioners of Fremont County has determined that the hereinafter described real property should be sold to the highest and best bidder for cash, each parcel having a minimum bid. Notice is further given that the Clerk of the board of County Commissioners will sell at public auction at the courthouse door of the Fremont County Courthouse, St. Anthony, Idaho, at the hour of 9:00 a.m. on the 12th day of September 2016.

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