Canyon County

Canyon County, Idaho

1115 Albany St
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: (208) 454-7574
Fax: (208) 454-7525

On the southwestern border of ID, west of Boise; established Mar 7, 1891 from Ada County. Name Origin: Either for the canyon of the Boise River near Caldwell, or the Snake River canyon, which forms a county boundary

Area (sq mi):: 603.51 (land 589.72; water 13.79) Population per square mile: 279.10
Population 2005: 164,593 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 25.20%; 1990-2000 45.90% Population 2000: 131,441 (White 77.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 18.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 15.80%). Foreign born: 8.60%. Median age: 30.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,155; median household $35,884; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,712-$19,304
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Nampa (68,156)
  • Caldwell County seat (32,718)

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    During her closing arguments, Canyon County Deputy Prosecutor Erica Kallin paraphrased the song.
    The four other candidates are veteran law enforcement officers, including three from Idaho: Dana Maxfield of the Canyon County Sheriff's Office; Jim Peterson of the Pocatello Police Department; and Ron Clark of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department.
    It's a tragic story and a tragic accident," said Canyon County Sheriff's Deputy Kieran Donahue.
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    She was walking north on Sierra Highway near Adon Avenue in Canyon County when she heard a man in a white van offer her a ride.
    In Canyon County, the smaller of the two voting areas, the measure got a 62 percent yes vote, said Brad Jackson, director of operations for the county clerk's office.
    GOLF: Anton Haig won a three-way play-off to clinch the Johnnie Walker Classic in Phuket, edging out fellow South African Richard Sterne and England's Oliver Wilson in a thrilling climax at the Blue Canyon County Club.
    Located in Canyon County, Idaho, the city is the county seat of the county, and it is the home of Albertson College of Idaho.
    Mesler secured partnerships with the Ada County and Canyon County sheriff's offices and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, which would all compare their records to determine which fugitives were taking illegal advantage of state money.