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Encyclopedia > Cassia County, Idaho
Cassia County, Idaho

Seal
Map
Map of Idaho highlighting Cassia County
Location in the state of Idaho
Statistics
Formed February 20, 1879
Seat Burley
License plate 4C
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

6,683 km² (2,580 mi²)

36 km² (14 mi²) 0.54%
Population
 - (2005 est.)
 - Density

21,324
3/km² 
Website: www.cassiacounty.org

Cassia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 21,416 (2005 estimate: 21,324) [1]. The county seat is Burley6. Albion served as county seat between 1879 and 1918. Image File history File links Cassia_County,_Idaho_seal. ... 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_Cassia_County. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... An image taken from Heyburn, Idaho looking across the Snake River at Burley, 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 English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density, or volumic mass (ISO 31), is a measure of mass per unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... An image taken from Heyburn, Idaho looking across the Snake River at Burley, 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. ... Albion is a city located in Cassia County, Idaho. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Cassia County was created by the Idaho Territorial Legislature on February 20, 1879 by a partition of Owyhee County. A western portion became Twin Falls County in 1907. The county assumed its present boundaries when an eastern portion became Power County on January 30, 1913. The county was named for Cassia Creek, which in turn was named either for John Cazier, a member of the Mormon Battalion and an emigrant train captain, or for a plant found in the area. February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Owyhee County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Twin Falls County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Power County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Cassia County is part of the Burley, ID Micropolitan Statistical Area. United States micropolitan areas, as defined by the Census Bureau and the Office of Management and Budget, are areas in the United States based around a core city or town with a population of 10,000 to 49,999. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,683 km² (2,580 mi²). 6,647 km² (2,566 mi²) of it is land and 36 km² (14 mi²) of it (0.54%) is water. The lowest part of the county is Milner Lake, a reservoir on the Snake River, at 4,134 feet, and the highest is Cache Peak at 10,339 feet in elevation. 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 northern half of the county is part of the Magic Valley region of the Snake River Plain, and numerous mountain ranges extend north from the southern boundary and diminish as they approach the river, which flows from east to west. Magic Valley is a region in south central Idaho consisting of Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls Counties. ... Big Southern Butte The Snake River Plain is a geological feature of (primarily) the American state of Idaho. ...


The Silent City of Rocks National Reserve, containing exposed granitic batholith as old as 2.5 billion years is located in the southern part of the county. Half Dome A batholith is a large emplacement of igneous intrusive (also called plutonic) rock that forms from cooled magma deep in the Earths crust. ...


Adjacent Counties

Minidoka County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Blaine County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Power County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Box Elder County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah. ... Elko County is a county located in the state of Nevada. ... Twin Falls County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Jerome County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 21,416 people, 7,060 households, and 5,485 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/mi²). There were 7,862 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.69% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 12.06% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 18.74% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 7,060 households out of which 42.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.20% were married couples living together, 8.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.30% were non-families. 19.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.46. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 34.10% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 19.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $33,322, and the median income for a family was $38,162. Males had a median income of $29,132 versus $19,851 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,087. About 11.10% of families and 13.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.60% of those under age 18 and 8.00% 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

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Culture | Geography | Government | Governors | History | Images  Albion is a city located in Cassia County, Idaho. ... An image taken from Heyburn, Idaho looking across the Snake River at Burley, Idaho. ... Declo is a city located in Cassia County, Idaho. ... Oakley is a city located in Cassia County, Idaho. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Idaho. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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... Humans may have been present in the Idaho area as long as 14,500 years ago. ...

Capital

Boise Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: City of Trees Motto: Energy Peril Success Location of Boise in the State of Idaho Coordinates: Country United States State Idaho County Ada Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 Mayor David H. Bieter (NP) Area    - City {{{area_total}}} km²  (64 sq mi) Elevation {{{elevation}}} m  (2700 ft) Population  - City 211,830  - Metro...

Regions

Boise metropolitan area | Central Idaho | Eastern Idaho | Idaho Panhandle | Magic Valley | North Central Idaho | Northern Idaho | Southern Idaho | Treasure Valley | 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. ... Central Idaho is a generic geographical term roughly analogous with the areas of the U.S. state of Idaho located north of Boise and south of Lewiston. ... 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 Idaho Panhandle is the northern region of the U.S. State of Idaho that encompasses the ten northernmost counties of Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone. ... Southern Idaho is a generic geographical term roughly analogous with the areas of the U.S. state of Idaho located in the Mountain Time Zone. ... Treasure Valley is a region in Idaho roughly synonymous with the Boise metropolitan area. ... The Wood River Valley is an area of Idaho that encompases the towns of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley. ...

Larger
cities

Boise | Coeur d'Alene | Idaho Falls | Lewiston | Meridian | Nampa | Pocatello | Twin Falls List of cities in Idaho, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Nickname: City of Trees Motto: Energy Peril Success Location of Boise in the State of Idaho Coordinates: Country United States State Idaho County Ada Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 Mayor David H. Bieter (NP) Area    - City {{{area_total}}} km²  (64 sq mi) Elevation {{{elevation}}} m  (2700 ft) Population  - City 211,830  - Metro... Coeur dAlene (IPA: ) is the county seat and largest city of Kootenai County, IdahoGR6. ... Idaho Falls is the county seat and largest city of Bonneville County, IdahoGR6. ... 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 in Ada County, Idaho. ... Nampa (IPA: ) is the largest city in Canyon County, Idaho, and the second largest in the state. ... 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. ... An image taken from Heyburn, Idaho looking across the Snake River at Burley, 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 in Jerome County, Idaho, United States. ... Moscow (pronounced Moss-co) is the county seat of Latah CountyGR6 in northern Idaho, along the Washington/Idaho border. ... Mountain Home is a city located in Elmore County, Idaho. ... Post Falls is a city in Kootenai County, Idaho, United States near the Idaho state line between Spokane, Washington, and Coeur dAlene, Idaho. ... Rexburg is a city in Madison County, Idaho, in the United States. ... Sandpoint is a city in Bonner County, Idaho, United States. ...

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 a county located 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. ... Canyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Caribou County is a county of 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 U.S. state of Idaho. ... Fremont 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. ... Gooding County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Idaho County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. 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 U.S. state of Idaho. ... Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Minidoka County is a county located in the U.S. 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 U.S. 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:
 
Cassia County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (564 words)
Cassia County was created by the Idaho Territorial Legislature on February 20, 1879 by a partition of Owyhee County.
The county was named for Cassia Creek, which in turn was named either for John Cazier, a member of the Mormon Battalion and an emigrant train captain, or for a plant found in the area.
The northern half of the county is part of the Magic Valley region of the Snake River Plain, and numerous mountain ranges extend north from the southern boundary and diminish as they approach the river, which flows from east to west.
Power County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Power County was created by the Idaho Legislature on January 30, 1913 by a partition of Cassia County.
In the county the population was spread out with 33.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,226, and the median income for a family was $36,685.
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