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Encyclopedia > Eastern Idaho

Eastern Idaho is a generic term used to describe areas of Idaho which lie east of the Magic Valley region. It is generally understood to include: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Bonneville, Caribou, Clark, Franklin, Fremont, Jefferson, Madison, Oneida, Power and Teton Counties. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Magic Valley is a region in south central Idaho consisting of Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls Counties. ... 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. ... Bingham County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Bonneville 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. ... 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. ... Jefferson 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. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Power County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Teton County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ...

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Demographics

According to the 2000 census the counties of the Eastern Idaho region had a combined population of 301,991. With nearly identical populations according to 2003 census estimates, Pocatello and Idaho Falls are the region's largest cities, accounting for approximately one-third of the total population. Other important cities include Blackfoot and Rexburg. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Historic downtown Pocatello Pocatello is a city located in Bannock County, with a small portion in neighboring Power County, in southeastern Idaho. ... Idaho Falls is the county seat and largest city of Bonneville County, IdahoGR6. ... Blackfoot is a city located in Bingham County, Idaho. ... Rexburg is a city in Madison County, Idaho, in the United States. ...


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest religious organization in the region. In many parts of the region a majority of the population belong to the LDS Church. pie The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ...


Education

Eastern Idaho is home to several of the state's colleges and universities, including Idaho State University in Pocatello, Eastern Idaho Technical College in Idaho Falls and Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg. Most of the region's cities and towns support separate public school districts. Idaho State University (ISU) is a public university operated by the State of Idaho. ... Eastern Idaho Technical College is a regional technical college in Idaho Falls, Idaho. ... Brigham Young University–Idaho (BYU-Idaho or BYU-I) is a four-year college owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ...

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Culture

Cultural events are routinely held at Idaho State University and Brigham Young University-Idaho. The Eastern Idaho State Fair is held every September in Blackfoot. The 2004 independent film Napoleon Dynamite was set in and filmed on location in Preston. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Napoleon Dynamite is the feature film debut of director Jared Hess, based on his earlier short film, Peluca. ... Preston is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. ...


Because of its proximity to Utah and its large Mormon community, culturally and economically Eastern Idaho identifies more strongly with Utah and less with the Pacific Northwest than the rest of Idaho. Idahoans sometimes jokingly refer to the region as "northern Utah" as a result. Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... The Pacific Northwest from space This page is about the region that includes parts of Canada and the US. For the US only region, see Northwestern United States The Pacific Northwest, abbreviated PNW, or PacNW is a region in the northwest of North America. ...


Agriculture

The Eastern Idaho region grows most of Idaho's potato crop, making it one of the world's most productive potato-growing areas. Barley for beer production is also significant. Several major breweries, including Coors, Anheuser-Busch and Mexico's Grupo Modelo have barley producing operations in the area. Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, commonly grown for its starchy tuber. ... Binomial name Hordeum vulgare L. Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a major food and animal feed crop, a member of the grass family Poaceae. ... A selection of bottled beers A selection of cask beers Beer is the worlds oldest[1] and most popular[2] alcoholic beverage, selling more than 133 billion litres (35 billion gallons) per year - producing total global revenues of $331. ... The Coors Brewing Company is a regional division of the world’s fifth-largest brewery companies, the Molson Coors Brewing Company. ... Anheuser-Busch NYSE: BUD Anheuser-Busch, based in St. ... A bottle of Corona Grupo Modelo is a large brewery in Mexico. ...


Technology

The Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls is one of the nation's top nuclear research facilities. Philo Farnsworth, inventor of the cathode ray tube, grew up in Rigby. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an 890 square mile (2,300 km²) complex located in the Idaho desert between the towns of Arco and Idaho Falls. ... Farnsworth was honored in 1983 by the USPS Philo Taylor Farnsworth (August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971) was an American inventor best known for being the first person to demonstrate and patent a working electronic television system, a system which still serves as the basis for the current cathode ray... Cathode ray tube employing electromagnetic focus and deflection Cutaway rendering of a color CRT Electron guns Electron beams Focusing coils Deflection coils Anode connection Mask for separating beams for red, green, and blue part of displayed image Phosphor layer with red, green, and blue zones Close-up of the phosphor... Rigby is a city located in Jefferson County, Idaho. ...

State of Idaho
Boise (capital)
Topics

Culture | Geography | Government | Governors | History | Images 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 Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... 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... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... 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. ...

Regions

Boise metropolitan area | Central Idaho | Eastern Idaho | Idaho Panhandle | Inland Empire | 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. ... 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. ... The Inland Empire is a region in the Pacific Northwest centered around Spokane, Washington, including much of the surrounding Columbia River basin. ... 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. ... Lewiston is the county seat and largest city in Nez Perce County, Idaho. ... 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. ... Cassia County is a county located in the U.S. 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. ...


 
 

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