Search Public Records in Ada County, ID. Results May Include: Marriage and Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth and Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens and Judgments.

Ada County is in the southwestern part of the state of Idaho. The county was created on December 22, 1864, by the Idaho Territorial Legislature. It was named after Ada Riggs, the first pioneer child born in the area and the daughter of H.C. Riggs, a co-founder of Boise. Boise is the largest city and the county seat; it is also the state capital. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 392,365 people and a total area of 1,060 square miles, of which 7.9 square miles is water and 1,053 square miles is land. Ada County borders the following counties: Boise County to the northeast, Elmore County to the east, Owyhee County to the south, Canyon County to the west, and Gem County to the northwest.

Christopher Rich is the Ada County clerk as of 2015; the county clerk also doubles as the county auditor and recorder. The Recorder’s Office is responsible for maintaining all documents related to property ownership within Ada County. In addition, the recorder’s office issues the following licenses: alcoholic beverages, marriage, fireworks display, vehicle escorts, and solicitor/peddler.

Records maintained by the clerk’s office can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Ada County Clerk Website. While on the website, click on the relevant link, and you will be directed to the records that are available online.

The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to present a records request form, filled with details of the records you are requesting.

Below is the physical address of the Ada County clerk’s office:

Room 1196
200 W. Front Street
Boise ID 83702
Office hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on all federal holidays
Phone number: (208) 287-6840

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Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 3:35pm
Fiscal year 2020 budget deliberations begin Monday, June 17. Public input is welcome, and public testimony will be taken beginning at 10 a.m. Comments can also be submitted via e-mail to budget through June 18. Find out more at
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 10:44am
Ada County’s FY20 budget presentations are underway, and will be streaming live on YouTube at 1pm- If you miss the live feed, audio recordings are available at - just click on meeting agendas to access the audio.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 5:41pm
Join your County Commissioners Sat., May 4 for Fishin' with the Commission- 10am-2pm @ Kleiner Park in Meridian. Fishing gear provided & no license needed, just sign up @idfgSouthwest Take Me Fishing trailer. @MeridianIdaho's “Unplug & Be Outside” also starts Sat. @ Kleiner Park.
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 2:09pm
Boise River flows increasing this week! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
& Bureau of Reclamation announced they'll increase flows to about 5,450 cfs by Friday. More @
Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at 8:17am
April 8-12, 2019 is proclaimed as the Week of the Young Child in Ada County! The county is excited to join the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children ( @IdahoAEYC) & the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in celebrating this week.
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 4:06pm
April 15 is the deadline to apply for the 2019 property tax reduction & deferral programs, including: Circuit Breaker, Homestead/Homeowner’s Exemption & Disabled Veterans Property Tax Benefit. Get FREE app assistance from the @AdaCoAssessor office! Details
Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 3:35pm
Happy trails are here! The new, interactive 3D
Ridge to Rivers map is available to use on your desktop or mobile device! Kudos
to our IT Dept. and their savvy skills with GIS and UAS technology that created
this collaborative project with the @CityOfBoise
Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 6:00am
The Board of Commissioners has proclaimed April 2019 as National County Government Month! #NACo #connectingtheunconnected
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 at 7:08am
PUBLIC HEARING tomorrow @ 6PM @ Courthouse. Commissioners to consider creating a construction savings fund for the Coroner's Facility for acquisition, design & construction. PROPERTY TAXES WON'T INCREASE; funds would come from unencumbered balances within Current Expense.
Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 12:02pm
The Plantation Island Bridge is back in place! The Greenbelt around the bridge won't be open for a couple more weeks as final repairs are completed. Thank you for your patience! #justintimeforspring #flood2017recovery #greenbelt #plantationisland #IFPL
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 5:00am
145 jurors are reporting for their #civicduty at 8am. Traffic and parking could be an issue around the Courthouse at Front & 3rd. Give yourself a few extra minutes to get through security. #planahead #juryduty #patience

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