Boise County

Boise County, Idaho

420 Main St PO Box 1300
Idaho City, ID 83631
Phone: (208) 392-4431
Fax: (208) 392-4473

In west-central ID, northeast of Boise; original county, established Feb 4, 1864. Name Origin: For the Boise River, which forms part of its eastern border from French boise 'woods.'

Area (sq mi):: 1906.76 (land 1902.46; water 4.30) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 7,535 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 13.00%; 1990-2000 90.10% Population 2000: 6,670 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,787; median household $38,651; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,542-$21,871
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 37.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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After all, some of the smallest, most rural counties are also the fastest growing (such as Boise County, Idaho, which jumped from 3,500 to 6,700 people in 10 years).
Boise County, which owns and operates the highway, had neither the staff nor the budget to make the necessary repairs.
and Boise County, Idaho have learned the hard way that while overcompensating public employees - especially with generous retirement pensions - might be politically expedient, there comes a time to pay the piper," said CAGW President Tom Schatz.
Additional political leaders include Mullan City Councilman Chuck Reitz who also serves as the current Shoshone County GOP Chairman, and current Boise County GOP Chairman John Blattler.
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on the Cumo Molybdenum Property located in Boise County, Idaho.
Nextel Partners, which is the exclusive provider of Nextel's `"four-in-one" wireless service in mid-sized markets such as Boise, previously donated wireless phones and free service to the Boise County Police Department and the Ada County Sheriff's Office as part of the launch of its wireless service in Boise two years ago.
The ability to communicate instantly with fellow officers in Pocatello and Boise County will be extremely valuable in times of emergency," said Pocatello Police Chief Edward Guthrie.
WHAT: Nextel Partners, which recently launched its all-digital wireless network in Idaho, is donating its unique wireless technology to help the Boise County Police Department and the Ada County Sheriff's Office reduce crime and improve livability in local neighborhoods.