The Bureau of the Census assigned Enumerators (Census Takers) went from house to house to collect information from residents according to Enumeration Districts (ED).
In 1930, the Bureau of Census developed a new numbering system giving each county a different number according to their alphabetical order within each state.
For Payette County the number was 38.
Each Enumeration District was further divided in ascending order from west to east using contemporary maps. Each row was given a different number.
For Payette there were 15 sections. See original maps and descriptions below.
|1940 Payette County Enumeration District Maps
(Maps and Original ED Descriptions are originally from National Archives and Records Administration)
All Enumeration Districts
(ED 38-1 - ED 38-15)
|City of Payette
(ED 38-1, ED 38-3,
ED 38-5, ED 38-7)
(ED 38-11, ED 38-13)
(ED 38-2, EC 38-6, ED-8, ED-9)
(Willow) (ED 38-15)
(Fruitland New Plymouth)
(ED 38-10, ED 38-12, ED 38-14)
(East New Plymouth)