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Encyclopedia > Canyon County, Idaho
Canyon County, Idaho

Seal
Map
Map of Idaho highlighting Canyon County
Location in the state of Idaho
Statistics
Formed March 7, 1891
Seat Caldwell
License plate 2C
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,563 km² (604 mi²)

36 km² (14 mi²) 2.28%
Population
 - (2005)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

151,508
97/km² 
Website: www.canyoncounty.org

Canyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of 2005, the population is 151,508. The county seat is Caldwell6. Nampa is its largest city. Image File history File links Canyon. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Idaho_highlighting_Canyon_County. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in leap years). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Caldwell is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Idaho license plate county codes A standard issue Idaho license plate from Twin Falls County, 2001 The following codes are found on standard issue Idaho license plates. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Boise Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Caldwell is a city located in Canyon 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. ... Motto: Nickname: {{{nickname}}} Map Political Statistics Founded 1886 Incorporated 1891 Canyon County Mayor Tom Dale Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 51. ...


Canyon 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 March 7, 1891 with its county seat at Caldwell. Current sources attribute the name to the canyon of the Boise River near Caldwell. However, both John Rees and Vardis Fisher believed it was named for the Snake River canyon which forms a natural boundary for the county. The Hudson's Bay Company established Fort Boise in 1834 near what is now Parma, but abandoned it in 1855. Immigrants traveled through Canyon County on the Oregon Trail. [1] March 7 is the 66th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (67th in leap years). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... John Rees could be John Rees, a United States journalist John Rees, a United Kingdom Trotskyist John Rees, a bass guitar player This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Vardis Fisher (Annis, Idaho, USA, 1895-1968) was a writer best known for historical novels of the old west and the monumental twelve-volume Testament of Man, novels which depicted episodes in the history of humans from cave man times to the present. ... This article is about the Snake River in the northwestern United States. ... The Hudsons Bay Company (HBC. TSX: HBC) is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and is one of the oldest in the world. ... Fort Boise was a fur trading post of the Hudsons Bay Company in Idaho. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Parma is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 by Ezra Meeker. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,563 km² (604 mi²). 1,527 km² (590 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.28% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent Counties

Payette County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Gem County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Ada County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Owyhee County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Malheur County is a county located in the southeast corner of the state of Oregon. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 131,441 people, 45,018 households, and 33,943 families residing in the county. The population density was 86/km² (223/mi²). There were 47,965 housing units at an average density of 31/km² (81/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 83.10% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 12.17% from other races, and 2.62% from two or more races. 18.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 45,018 households out of which 39.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.70% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.60% were non-families. 19.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.28. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 30.90% under the age of 18, 10.70% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,884, and the median income for a family was $40,377. Males had a median income of $29,418 versus $22,044 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,155. 12.00% of the population and 8.70% of families were below the poverty line. 14.50% of those under the age of 18 and 10.70% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. 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

Caldwell is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Greenleaf is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Melba is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Middleton is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Motto: Nickname: {{{nickname}}} Map Political Statistics Founded 1886 Incorporated 1891 Canyon County Mayor Tom Dale Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 51. ... Notus is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Parma is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Wilder is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ...

References

"Canyon County." State website. URL accessed on 2005-09-20. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ...

Flag of Idaho

State of Idaho
Governors File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Boise Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq. ... List of Idaho Governors George L. Shoup, Republican, 1890-1891 N. B. Willey, Republican, 1891-1893 William J. McConnell, Republican, 1893-1897 Frank Steunenberg, Democrat, 1897-1901 Frank W. Hunt, Democrat, 1901-1903 John T. Morrison, Republican, 1903-1905 Frank R. Gooding, Republican, 1905-1909 James H. Brady, Republican, 1909...

State capital:

Boise This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Motto: Energy Peril Success Nickname: City of Trees Map Political Statistics Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 County Ada County Mayor David H. Bieter Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 165. ...

Regions:

Boise metropolitan area / Treasure Valley | Eastern Idaho | Idaho Panhandle | Magic Valley | North Central Idaho | Wood River Valley This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... 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. ... Treasure Valley is a region in Idaho roughly synonymous with the Boise metropolitan area. ... Eastern Idaho is where the potatoes are grown. ... The Idaho Panhandle is the northern region of the US State Idaho which encompasses the ten northernmost counties of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone. ... Magic Valley is a region in south central Idaho consisting of Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls Counties. ... North Central Idaho is an area of Idaho which spans the central part of the state and borders Oregon, Montana, and Washington. ... The Wood River Valley is an area of Idaho that encompases the towns of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley. ...

Largest cities:

Boise | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho Falls | Lewiston | Meridian | Nampa | Pocatello | Twin Falls Motto: Energy Peril Success Nickname: City of Trees Map Political Statistics Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 County Ada County Mayor David H. Bieter Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 165. ... Coeur dAlene is a city located in Kootenai County, Idaho. ... Motto: Nickname: {{{nickname}}} Map Political Statistics Founded 1864 Incorporated 1891 Bonneville County Mayor Jared Fuhriman Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 45. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1861 Incorporated 1861 County Nez Perce County Mayor Jeff Nesset Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 44. ... Meridian is a city located in Ada County, Idaho. ... Motto: Nickname: {{{nickname}}} Map Political Statistics Founded 1886 Incorporated 1891 Canyon County Mayor Tom Dale Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 51. ... Historic downtown Pocatello Pocatello is a city located in Bannock County, with a small portion in neighboring Power County, in southeastern Idaho. ... Motto: People Serving People Nickname: {{{nickname}}} Map Political Statistics Founded 1904 Incorporated 1904 Twin Falls County Mayor Lance W. Clow Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 31. ...

Smaller cities:

Blackfoot | Burley | Caldwell | Chubbuck | Eagle | Garden City | Hayden | Jerome | Moscow | Mountain Home | Post Falls | Rexburg | Sandpoint List of cities in Idaho, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Blackfoot is a city located in Bingham County, Idaho. ... Burley is a city located mostly in Cassia County, and a small part in Minidoka County, in southern Idaho. ... Caldwell is a city located in Canyon County, Idaho. ... Chubbuck is a city located in Bannock County, Idaho. ... Eagle is a city located in Ada County, Idaho. ... Garden City is a city located in Ada County, Idaho. ... Hayden is a city located in Kootenai County, Idaho. ... Jerome is a city located in Jerome County, Idaho. ... Moscow (pronounced with a long o in the second syllable) is a city located in Latah County in northern Idaho along the Washington/Idaho border, opposite Pullman, Washington (home of Washington State University). ... Mountain Home is a city located in Elmore County, Idaho. ... Post Falls is a city located in Kootenai County, Idaho. ... Rexburg is a city located in Madison County, Idaho. ... Sandpoint is a city located in Bonner County, Idaho. ...

Counties:

Ada | Adams | Bannock | Bear Lake | Benewah | Bingham | Blaine | Boise | Bonner | Bonneville | Boundary | Butte | Camas | Canyon | Caribou | Cassia | Clark | Clearwater | Custer | Elmore | Franklin | Fremont | Gem | Gooding | Idaho | Jefferson | Jerome | Kootenai | Latah | Lemhi | Lewis | Lincoln | Madison | Minidoka | Nez Perce | Oneida | Owyhee | Payette | Power | Shoshone | Teton | Twin Falls | Valley | Washington Listing of counties in Idaho. ... Ada County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Bannock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Bear Lake County is a county located in the southeastern corner of the state of Idaho. ... Benewah County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Bingham County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Blaine County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Boise County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Bonner County is a county located in the state of Idaho, United States. ... Bonneville County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Boundary County is the northernmost county in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Camas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Caribou County is a county of the state of Idaho. ... Cassia County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Clearwater 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. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Fremont County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Gem County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Gooding County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Idaho County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Jerome County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Kootenai County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Latah County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Lemhi County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Idaho in the Upper Snake River Valley. ... Minidoka County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Nez Perce County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Idaho along the border with Washington state. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Owyhee County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Payette County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Power County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Shoshone County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Twin Falls County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Valley County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Canyon County, Idaho detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more (1627 words)
County population in 2005: 164,593 (73% urban, 27% rural)
General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6.
Canyon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Idaho state average.
Canyon County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (456 words)
Canyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho.
Canyon County is part of the Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In the county the population was spread out with 30.90% under the age of 18, 10.70% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
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