Bingham County


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Bingham County, Idaho

501 N Maple St Suite 205
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: (208) 782-3163
Fax: (208) 785-4131
www.co.bingham.id.us

In southeastern ID, south of Idaho Falls; organized Jan 13, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Oneida County. Name Origin: By ID Territorial Governor William M. Bunn for his friend Henry Harrison Bingham (1841-1912), U.S. representative from PA (1879-1912) and a former Union officer who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1864

Area (sq mi):: 2120.24 (land 2094.73; water 25.51) Population per square mile: 20.90
Population 2005: 43,739 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 41,735 (White 78.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 13.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 16.80%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,365; median household $36,423; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,267-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Blackfoot County seat (10,707)

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    In 2005, Gabe graduated from the Idaho Police Academy and joined the Bingham County Sheriff's Department as a patrol deputy, two months before Jessica gave birth to their daughter, Kalea.
    Prior to working for the department, I served as a law enforcement officer in Bingham County, Idaho.
    BLACKFOOT, Idaho, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridgeline Energy is pleased to announce that last night the Bingham County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a Special Use Permit for the Goshen South wind farm.
    BMH has contributed close to $3 million dollars to Bingham County since converting to a 501(c)3 organization in 2007.
    Ariwite, both of Bingham County, Idaho, are the ship's sponsors and will
    Bingham Memorial Hospital today presented Bingham County Commissioners with a check in the amount of $356,628.
    Bingham Memorial Hospital is committed to the pursuit of excellence in our endeavor to provide a continuum of quality, compassionate, healthcare services for our residents and for visitors to Bingham County, in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.
    Approximately 65% of the total Idaho Potato crop comes from the eastern region of Idaho, centered in Bingham County, which is one of the richest potato producing regions in the world.
    BLACKFOOT, Idaho -- Bingham Memorial Hospital today announced the filing of a Notice of Tort claim, against County Commissioner Ladd Carter and Bingham County Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Lee Hammett.
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