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Washington County, Idaho

The Washington County Coutyhouse is located at 256 East Court Street, Weiser, ID 83672. Phone: 208-414-2092.

B. S. Varian House

Photo: B. S. Varian House, circa 1909, located at 241 West Main Street in Weiser. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Photographed by User:Ian Poellet (own work), 2015 [cc-4.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed March, 2023.


Established in 1879, the county was named for President George Washington. The county is located close to the center of Idaho. The city of Weiser is the seat of goverment. The count contains portions of the Boise National Forest (created 1908), the Payette National Forest (created 1944) and the Deer Flat Nation Wildlige Refuge (created 1909).