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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    The Boise hotel sits on 3.6 acres and is valued at $6.5 million, according to the Ada County Assessor's Office.
    Main Street Bella has already raised over $8,000 this year to be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Ada County, and are on track to hit $10,000 by the end of 2018.
    Most recently, cases of plague in Idaho were diagnosed in squirrels but none were found in southern Ada County or Elmore County this year.
    NW of Boise, Idaho Amount: $1,506,072 Project: INT Cole Road/Overland Road, Ada County, Idaho Owner: Idaho Department of Transportation Cost estimate: $500,000 $1,000,000 Project team: not available 4.
    Boise-Kuna Irrigation District was created by the Ada County Board of County Commissioners in 1925 for the purpose of developing, operating and maintaining irrigation facilities in Ada and Canyon Counties in the State of Idaho.
    The Idaho Statesman reports ( the board was criticized for agreeing to pay $8.8 million for a 10-acre former car dealership along the Boise River that the Ada County assessor values at $3.6 million.
    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.

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