Ada County

Ada County, Idaho

200 W Front St Suite 3255
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 287-7000
Fax: (208) 287-7009

In southwestern ID; organized Dec 22, 1864 (prior to statehood) from Boise County. Name Origin: For Ada Riggs (1863-?), the first white child born in Boise, daughter of H. C. Riggs

Area (sq mi):: 1060.33 (land 1054.99; water 5.34) Population per square mile: 326.80
Population 2005: 344,727 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 14.60%; 1990-2000 46.20% Population 2000: 300,904 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 1.70%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $22,519; median household $46,140; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,511-$35,324
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Boise County seat (190,122)
  • Meridian (44,962)
  • Eagle (16,176)
  • Garden City (11,173)

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    And thats required some hard decisions on the part of the Boise City Council, in the face of pushback from Ada County residents who found a city growing up around them.
    The citizen came forward with information that assisted the prosecution by the Ada County Prosecuting Attorneys Office.
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    The helicopter went down about two miles south of Gowen Field, where the Guard's 1st Battalion, 183rd Aviation Regiment, is based, and about 21/2 miles south of Boise Airport, the Ada County Sheriff's Office said.
    The appellate court ruling might put a halt to plans for a ''Party for Marriage Equality'' scheduled for this morning at the Ada County Courthouse.
    Located in Ada County, which has 392,000 metropolitan area residents, Boise shares boundaries and impact areas with five other cities.
    From 2006 to 2010, he was director of Juvenile Court Services in Ada County, Idaho.
    Neighbour Bodie Clapier, 52, said Ponzo "knew how to handle a gun" and had called him from Ada County Jail, where he is on remand.
    Miller was charged with one count of misdemeanour battery and was booked into Ada County jail.
    Southwest Ada County Alliance spokeswoman Betty Bermensolo told the Idaho Statesman that she hadn't heard any negative comments about the Bosnian Islamic Center.
    Janene Cowles was given the choice of participating in a "discipleship/recovery" program at the Boise Rescue Mission or continuing to serve a one-year sentence in the Ada County Jail on a drug conviction.

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