Cassia County

Cassia County, Idaho

1459 Overland Ave
Burley, ID 83318
Phone: (208) 878-7302
Fax: (208) 878-9109

On the central southern border of ID, east of Twin Falls; organized Feb 20, 1879 (prior to statehood) from Oneida County. Name Origin: For Cassia Creek (spelled Cassier in 1879), named either from French cajeaux 'raft,' for for James John Cazier, member of the Mormon Battalion and a colorful wagon train leader. Locals also believe it is for the cassia plant.

Area (sq mi):: 2580.31 (land 2566.45; water 13.86) Population per square mile: 8.30
Population 2005: 21,324 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 9.60% Population 2000: 21,416 (White 79.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 18.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 14.90%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 31.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,087; median household $33,322; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,576-$23,551
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 16.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Otis is currently developing its flagship property, the Kilgore Project, located in Clark County, Idaho and the Oakley Project, located in Cassia County, Idaho.
Why would you want to create a tax incentive in an area like Cassia County, where we've got 1.8 percent unemployment now in Cassia County, if you're going to add value to existing commodities or diversity, maybe bring in small manufacturing.
Harrison, of the Albion Mountains, Cassia County, Idaho (Holmgren 1973).
Western Pacific Resources Corp (TSXV: WRP), a gold explorer focused on acquiring advanced-stage projects in the Western United States, has announced that the Idaho Forest Service has granted the Plan of Operation permit for its Mineral Gulch project located in Cassia County, Idaho.
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BURLEY, Idaho (AP) -- Officials in Cassia County say they want a better way to track community college residency costs.
Notable were three former greats, each with more than 500 points: the white oak of Wye Mills, Maryland; an eastern cottonwood blown down in Cassia County, Idaho; and a Jeffrey pine in the Sierras Nevada of California that succumbed to a pine beetle infestation after a reign of 20 years.
When school leaders in Cassia County in south-central Idaho advanced plans in the late 1990s to construct the state's first shared technical center and pushed through a $1.2 million local bond issue to get it started, state officials, lawmakers and the Albertson Foundation took notice.
Our survey enlarged and extended the cliff chipmunk range in Idaho from Rock Creek (Cassia County) east to Weston Canyon, Bannock Range (Franklin County), and from the Utah/Idaho border north to the Cotterel Mountains (Cassia County).