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Encyclopedia > Boise County, Idaho
Boise County, Idaho
Map
Map of Idaho highlighting Boise County
Location in the state of Idaho
Map of the USA highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 4, 1864
Seat Idaho City
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,907 sq mi (4,938 km²)
 sq mi ( km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 0.23%
Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

7,535
/sq mi (1/km²)
Website: www.co.boise.id.us

Boise County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 6,670 (2005 estimate: 7,535) [1]. The county seat is Idaho City6. Horseshoe Bend is its largest city. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Idaho_highlighting_Boise_County. ... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_ID.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Idaho ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Idaho City is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Idaho City is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Horseshoe Bend is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ...


The city of Boise is located in neighboring Ada County. Nickname: Motto: Energy Peril Success Location of Boise in the State of Idaho Coordinates: , Country United States State Idaho County Ada Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 Government  - Mayor David H. Bieter Area  - City  64 sq mi (165. ... Ada County is a county, located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ...


Boise County is part of the Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Boise metropolitan area is a region of Idaho which includes not only the city of Boise, Idahos capital and largest city, but also the cities of Meridian, Nampa, Garden City, Caldwell, Kuna, Star, Eagle, Middleton, and Homedale. ...

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History

Established February 4, 1864 with its county seat at Idaho City. Named for the Boise River, which was named by French-Canadian explorers and trappers for the great variety of trees growing along its banks. The Boise Basin, in which Idaho City lies, was one of the richest gold mining districts in the nation after the discovery of gold in 1862. More gold was pulled from this area than from the entire state of Alaska. At its peak in the 1860s and 1870s, Idaho City was, for a time, the largest city in the Northwest, it was this great influx of people that lead to the establishment of the Idaho Territory in 1863. is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Idaho City is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... The Boise River is a tributary of the Snake River, approximately 75 mi (121 km) long, in southwestern Idaho in the United States. ... “Canadiens” redirects here. ... Gold mining consists of the processes and techniques employed in the removal of gold from the ground. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English[1] Spoken language(s) English 85. ... // The First Transcontinental Railroad in the USA was built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... Categories: US geography stubs | U.S. historical regions and territories | Idaho history | Montana history | Wyoming history ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,938 km² (1,907 mi²). 4,927 km² (1,902 mi²) of it is land and 11 km² (4 mi²) of it (0.23%) is water. The highest point in the county is Thompson Peak at 10,751 feet (3276 m), on its eastern border in the Sawtooth Wilderness. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The Sawtooth Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ...

Adjacent Counties

Valley County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Custer County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Elmore County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Ada County is a county, located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Gem County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,670 people, 2,616 households, and 1,899 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (4/mi²). There were 4,349 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.23% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.93% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 1.30% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 3.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 18.4% were of German, 14.8% American, 13.8% English and 9.8% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Languages English Religions Christianity (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism and other minority denominations), and other faiths. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


There were 2,616 households out of which 30.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.50% were married couples living together, 5.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.40% were non-families. 21.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.93. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 30.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 105.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $38,651, and the median income for a family was $43,138. Males had a median income of $35,802 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,787. About 9.00% of families and 12.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.40% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Crouch is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... Garden Valley is a tiny town in Boise County, Idaho. ... Horseshoe Bend is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... Idaho City is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ... Lowman is a small rural community in central Idaho, nestled along the banks of the South Fork of the Payette River. ... Placerville is a city located in Boise County, Idaho. ...

References

Boise County. State website. Retrieved on 2005-09-23. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Coordinates: 44°01′N 115°44′W / 44.01, -115.74 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Boise County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (498 words)
Boise County is part of the Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Boise Basin, in which Idaho City lies, was one of the richest gold mining districts in the nation after the discovery of gold in 1862.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.90% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 27.10% from 25 to 44, 30.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
Custer County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (382 words)
Custer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 4.80% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 29.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,174, and the median income for a family was $39,551.
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