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Encyclopedia > Idaho Falls, Idaho
City of Idaho Falls
Official seal of City of Idaho Falls
Seal
Coordinates: 43°29′30″N 112°1′57″W / 43.49167, -112.0325
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonneville
Founded 1864
Incorporated 1891
Government
 - Mayor Jared Fuhriman
Area
 - City  17.4 sq mi (45.0 km²)
 - Land  17.1 sq mi (44.2 km²)
 - Water  0.3 sq mi (0.8 km²)
Elevation  4,705 ft (1,434 m)
Population (2006)
 - City 52,786
 - Density 2,972.2/sq mi (447.2/km²)
 - Metro 116,980
Time zone Mountain (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) Mountain (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-39700
GNIS feature ID 0396684
Website: www.ci.idaho-falls.id.us

Idaho Falls is the county seat and largest city of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States.GR6 As of the 2000 Census the population of Idaho Falls was 50,730, with a metro population of 116,980. (2006 estimate: 52,786)[1]. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Bonneville_County_Idaho_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Idaho_Falls_Highlighted. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Largest metro area Boise metropolitan area Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... List of 44 counties in the U.S. state of Idaho: Defunct Idaho counties Alturas County: A huge south-central Idaho county formed in 1864. ... Bonneville County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 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. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Mountain Standard Time (MST) is UTC-7, Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) is UTC-6 The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn and winter, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... The area code 208 is the area code for the state of Idaho. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Bonneville County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Largest metro area Boise metropolitan area Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Idaho Falls routinely switches places with Pocatello as the third/fourth largest city in the state and the largest city in the Eastern Idaho region. Idaho Falls is the principal city of and is included in the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Idaho Falls-Blackfoot, Idaho Combined Statistical Area. Historic downtown Pocatello Pocatello is a city located in Bannock County, with a small portion in neighboring Power County, in southeastern Idaho. ... Eastern Idaho is a generic term used to describe areas of Idaho which lie east of the Magic Valley region. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... Blackfoot is a city located in Bingham County, Idaho. ... The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines micropolitan and metropolitan statistical areas. ...


The city is served by the Idaho Falls Regional Airport and is home to the Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team. Its sister city is the town of Tokai-Mura, Japan. Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IATA: IDA,ICAO: KIDA), formerly known as Fanning Field, is a public airport located in the northwest part of Idaho Falls, Idaho. ... The Idaho Falls Chukars are a minor league affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. ... This article is about partnerships between towns distant from each other; see Twin cities for the different concept of physically neighbouring cities. ... Tōkai (東海村; -mura) is a village located in Naka District, Ibaraki, Japan. ...


Idaho Falls borders on Ammon, Idaho. Ammon is a city in Bonneville County, Idaho, USA. As of a 2004 estimate, the city population was approximately 10,000 individuals. ...


Idaho U.S. Senator Mike Crapo was born here in 1951. Michael Dean Mike Crapo (pronounced Cray-poe) (born May 20, 1951 in Idaho Falls, Idaho) is the junior United States Senator from Idaho. ...

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History

Taylor's Bridge circa 1870
Taylor's Bridge circa 1870

What became Idaho Falls was the site of Taylor’s Crossing, a timber frame bridge built across the Snake River. The bridge was built by Matt Taylor, a freighter, who, in 1865, built a toll bridge across a narrow black basaltic gorge of the river that succeeded a ferry nine miles upstream by a few years.[2] Taylor’s bridge served the new tide of westward migration and travel in the region that followed the military suppression of Shoshone resistance at the Bear River Massacre near Preston, Idaho in 1863. The bridge improved travel for settlers moving north and west and for miners, freighters, and others seeking riches in the gold fields of central Idaho and western Montana. A private bank (the 4th in Idaho), a hotel, a livery stable, and an eating house also sprang up at the bridge in 1865. By 1866, the emerging town had a stage station and mail service postmarked “Eagle Rock” as the area was already known by the name of the earlier ferry crossing upstream and to the north called Eagle Rock. The town changed its name to Eagle Rock in 1872 after the rock island in the river that was the nesting site for numerous eagles seven miles north.[3] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 420 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 537 pixel, file size: 147 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taylors Bridge circa 1870 This image is in the public domain in the United States. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 420 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 537 pixel, file size: 147 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taylors Bridge circa 1870 This image is in the public domain in the United States. ... For other uses, see Snake River (disambiguation). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... This article is about the Native American tribe. ... Combatants United States Army Shoshone Indians Commanders Col. ... Preston is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. ... 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 Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Largest metro area Boise metropolitan area Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Helena Largest city Billings Area  Ranked 4th  - Total 147,165 sq mi (381,156 km²)  - Width 255 miles (410 km)  - Length 630 miles (1,015 km)  - % water 1  - Latitude 44°26N to 49°N  - Longitude 104°2W to 116°2W Population  Ranked... A Livery stable has come to mean a place where horse owners keep their horses in return for a fee. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Eagle Rock was an early name for Idaho Falls, Idaho. ... Eagle Rock was an early name for Idaho Falls, Idaho. ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...

Utah & Northern Bridge circa 1880 with railroad shops in background. View is looking north or upriver.
Utah & Northern Bridge circa 1880 with railroad shops in background. View is looking north or upriver.

There had been a few cattle and sheep ranchers in the area for years. In 1874, water rights were established on nearby Willow Creek and the first grain harvested but settlement was sparse consisting of only a couple of families and small ditches for irrigation. The first child of European decent was born at Eagle Rock in 1874 also. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 768 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 999 pixel, file size: 475 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Utah and Northern Railroad bridge at Eagle Rock, Idaho circa 1880. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 768 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 999 pixel, file size: 475 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Utah and Northern Railroad bridge at Eagle Rock, Idaho circa 1880. ... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Water Rights refers to a legal system for allocating water from a water source to water users. ...


The winds of change blew in the form of the Utah and Northern Railroad that came north from Utah through Eagle Rock to cross the Snake River at the same narrow gorge as the wooden bridge. The U&NR was building its road to the large copper mines at Butte, Montana with the backing of robber baron Jay Gould as Union Pacific Railroad had purchased the U&NR only a few years prior.[4] Grading crews reached Eagle Rock in late 1878 and by early 1879 a wild camp-town with dozens of tents and shanties moved to Eagle Rock with the usual collection of saloons, dancehalls, and gambling holes. The railroad company had 16 locomotives and 300 train cars working between Logan, Utah and the once quiet stage stop. A new iron railroad bridge was fabricated in Athens, Pennsylvania at a cost of $30,000 and shipped, by rail, to the site and erected in April and May of 1879.[5] The bridge was 800 feet long and in two spans with an island in the center. The camp-town moved on but Eagle Rock, the little town at the wooden bridge, now had regular train service and was the site for several of the railroad’s buildings, shops, and facilities expanding and completely transforming the town. The Utah and Northern Railway is a defunct railroad that was operated in the Utah Territory in the western United States during the late 1860s and early 1870s. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Snake River (disambiguation). ... The Utah and Northern Railway is a defunct railroad that was operated in the Utah Territory in the western United States during the late 1860s and early 1870s. ... Uptown Butte 1942 view of the city Butte is a city in Silver Bow County, Montana and is the county seat. ... Jay Gould (1836-1892) Jason Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was an American financier. ... The Union Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks UP) (NYSE: UNP), headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, is the largest railroad network in the United States. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Athens is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, two miles (3 km) south of the N. Y. State line on the Susquehanna and Chemung rivers. ...


Settlers began homesteading the Upper Snake River Valley as soon as the railroad came through. The first of the new settlers carved out homesteads to the north at Egin (near present day Parker) and at Pooles Island (near present day Menan) and were almost entirely Mormon. Reports of their success reached Mormon Church officials in Utah and, in 1883, the Church organized Mormon colonization of the Upper Snake River Valley.[6] Large scale settlement ensued and in a decade, the pious, industrious, and somewhat communal Mormons built roads, bridges, dams, and irrigation canals that brought most of the Upper Snake River Valley under cultivation. In 1887, following the construction of the Oregon Short Line, most of the railroad facilities were removed to Pocatello but Eagle Rock was fast becoming the commercial center of an agricultural empire. Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of simple, agrarian self-sufficiency. ... Big Southern Buttes Prominence on Snake River Plain The Snake River Plain is a geological feature of (primarily) the American state of Idaho. ... Parker is a city located in Fremont County, Idaho. ... Menan is a city located in Jefferson County, Idaho. ... This article is about the history and use of the word Mormon. For information about the religious beliefs and culture of Mormons, see Mormonism. ... For other uses, see Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (disambiguation). ... Year 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... In many parts of the world, communalism is a modern term that describes a broad range of social movements and social theories which are in some way centered upon the community. ... Tillage (American English), or cultivation (UK) is the agricultural preparation of the soil to receive seeds. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... The Oregon Short Line Railroad, was established to construct a standard gauge line from Granger, Wyoming, through Idaho to a junction in Huntington, Oregon, with the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company, on April 14, 1881. ... Historic downtown Pocatello Pocatello is a city located in Bannock County, with a small portion in neighboring Power County, in southeastern Idaho. ...

Idaho Falls on the Snake River with the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple in the background
Idaho Falls on the Snake River with the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple in the background

In 1891, the town voted to rename itself to Idaho Falls, after the rapids that existed below the bridge. In 1895, only 12 years after the onset of Mormon colonization, the largest irrigation canal in the world, named the Great Feeder, began diverting water from the Snake River and aided in converting tens of thousands of acres of desert into green farmland in the vicinity of Idaho Falls. The area grew sugar beets, potatoes, peas, grains, and alfalfa and became one of the most productive regions of the United States. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2448 × 3264 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2448 × 3264 pixel, file size: 1. ... The Idaho Falls Idaho Temple is the tenth constructed and eighth operating temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) 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). ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Two sugar beets - the one on the left has been cultivated to be smoother than the traditional beet, so that it traps less soil. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, grown for its starchy tuber. ... Binomial name Pisum sativum A pea (Pisum sativum) is the small, edible round green seed which grows in a pod on a leguminous vine, hence why it is called a legume. ... An assortment of grains The word grain has a great many meanings, most being descriptive of a small piece or particle. ... For the Our Gang (Little Rascals) character, see Carl Switzer. ...


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints completed construction and dedicated their Idaho Falls Idaho Temple here on September 23, 1945 to serve the large Latter-day Saint population in the area. For other uses, see Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (disambiguation). ... The Idaho Falls Idaho Temple is the tenth constructed and eighth operating temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... A Latter-day Saint is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ...

Idaho Falls Bonneville Hotel
Idaho Falls Bonneville Hotel
Idaho Falls Green Belt
Idaho Falls Green Belt

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Economy

Idaho Falls serves as a regional hub for health care, travel and business in southeast Idaho.


The community's economy was mostly agriculturally focused until the Atomic Energy Commission opened the National Reactor Testing Station in the nearby desert in 1949. The town subsequently became largely dependent on high-income jobs from "The Site", officially called the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) since 2005. The laboratory made several cutbacks in 1993. Since then the town has added call centers, a growing retail and entertainment sector, a regional medical center, and added funding for small businesses. In May of 2006, Inc. magazine ranked Idaho Falls eighth on its list of "Hottest Small Cities" in the U.S. based on the region's job growth rate over the prior 10 years. Idaho Falls was also listed #2 on MSN Real Estate's list of top ten best smaller cities in America, in terms of job prospects, quality of life and cost of living.[1] Almost a year after World War II ended, Congress established the United States Atomic Energy Commission to foster and control the peace time development of atomic science and technology. ... The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) is an 890 square mile (2,300 km²) complex located in the Idaho desert between the towns of Arco and Idaho Falls. ... 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. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


The median home price in Idaho Falls was $224,800 in January 2007.


Idaho Falls, Idaho / U.S. avg:[citation needed]

  • Area population 116,980 / 647,500
  • Median home price $224,800 / $235,000
  • Cost-of-living index 99.8 / 100.0
  • Unemployment rate 2.7% / 4.6%
  • Job growth -- 5 years 18.84% / 4.90%
  • Job growth -- 1 year 2.74% / 1.66%
  • Median household income $47,719 / $46,326

Famous residents

Wilson Rawls sep 1913 - 16 December 1984), born Woodrow Wilson Rawls, was an American author. ... For the song in the album by Sonic Youth, see Sonic Youth (album). ... Brandi Sherwood (born January 31, 1971 in Idaho Falls, Idaho) is a model and most recognizable as 1997 Miss USA and a frequent rotating Barkers Beauty model on the daytime game show The Price Is Right. ... Miss Teen USA is a beauty pageant run by the Miss Universe Organization for girls aged 15-19. ... The Miss Idaho USA pageant is a competition that selects the representative for the state of Idaho in the Miss USA pageant. ... Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith, who competed as Miss Tennessee USA Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, who competed as Miss Kentucky USA Miss USA 2005 Chelsea Cooley, who competed as Miss North Carolina USA Not to be confused with Miss America. ... Llewellyn Yo Murphy (born May 11, 1971 in San Pedro, California) is an American gridiron football player, currently playing for the Ottawa Renegades of the Canadian Football League. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... CFL is an acronym for: Canadian Football League Compact fluorescent light bulb Continental Football League Courant, Fredericks and Lewy This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Geography

Idaho Falls is located at 43°29′30″N, 112°1′57″W (43.491775, -112.032509)GR1, at an elevation of 4,700 feet.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 45.0 km² (17.4 mi²). 44.2 km² (17.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (1.67%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 50,730 people, 18,793 households, and 13,173 families residing in the city, though MSN real estate reports an area population of 110,220. The population density was 1,147.4/km² (2,972.2/mi²). There were 19,771 housing units at an average density of 447.2/km² (1,158.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.09% White, 0.62% African American, 0.76% Native American, 1.05% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.81% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.18% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 18,793 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.21. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $40,512, and the median income for a family was $47,431. Males had a median income of $39,082 versus $23,001 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,857. About 7.8% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 6.3% 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. ...


The top 5 ethnic groups in Idaho Falls are:[2]

  • English - 22%
  • German - 16%
  • Irish - 7%
  • Mexican - 5%
  • Swedish-4%

Higher education

Idaho Falls is home to Eastern Idaho Technical College which continues to expand from its original mission as a vocational-technical college. The school proposed changing its name to "College of Eastern Idaho" in 2003 at the state legislature. Eastern Idaho Technical College is a regional technical college in Idaho Falls, Idaho. ...


The city also has a unique campus named University Place which features dual enrollment for students in both Idaho State University and University of Idaho. The campus constructed a union building for students in 2002. Brigham Young University-Idaho, formerly Ricks College, also uses the campus for courses.[citation needed] In education, dual enrollment is where a student is enrolled in two separate, academically related institutions. ... Idaho State University (ISU) is a public university operated by the U.S. state of Idaho. ... The University of Idaho is the states prominent institution of higher learning, located in the rural city of Moscow in Latah County. ... 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. ... Name Brigham Young University-Idaho location (main campus) Rexburg, ID 83460 Established November 12, 1888 as Bannock Academy August 10, 2001 as BYU-Idaho Community Urban Type Private coeducational Classification Parochial Religion Owned and closely controlled by the LDS Church Enrollment 10,730 Faculty Not Availble President Robert Wilkes - Interim...


K-12 schools

Sister city

Idaho Falls has a sister city, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Map of Tokai within the Ibaraki Prefecture Tōkai (東海村; -mura) is a village located in Naka District, Ibaraki, Japan. ...

References

  1. ^ Table 4: Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Idaho, Listed Alphabetically: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (SUB-EST2006-04-16) Accessed 16 July 2007
  2. ^ MD Beal, A History of Southeastern Idaho, 1942, p. 218.
  3. ^ MD Beal, A History of Southeastern Idaho, 1942, p. 218.
  4. ^ Colorado Rail Annual No. 15, 1981, pp 31-39.
  5. ^ Deserte News, 1879-07-17 p. article "Utah and Northern" describes the scene at Eagle Rock and decribes the new railroad bridge.
  6. ^ Pioneering The Snake River Fork County, Louis J. Clements and Harold S. Forbush, 1972 pp 25-27.

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