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Boise County, Idaho

US county information
NameBoise County
SeatIdaho City
Largest cityHorseshoe Bend
US Area
Total Area1906.76 sq mi (4938.5 km2)
Land Area1902.46 sq mi (4927.4 km2)
Water Area4.30 sq mi (11.1 km2)
Population6670 (2000)
Density1.4/km2 (3.5/sq mi)
Named forBoise River
Time zoneMountain
Time zoneMountain: UTC-7/-6: -7/-6

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Boise County is a rural mountain county in the U.S. state of Idaho. The population was 6,670 at the 2000 census; it was estimated at 7,571 in 2007. The county seat is Idaho City, and Horseshoe Bend is its largest city.

The city of Boise is located in neighboring Ada County, which was divided from Boise County in late 1864.

Boise County is part of the Boise-Nampa Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Bogus Basin ski area is in the southwestern part of the county. The county's eastern area contains the central section of the Sawtooth Wilderness, the western part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

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Ada County sheriff's deputy on leave, cited for misdemeanor after woman hit in bar - The Republic Tweet this news
The Republic--AP -BOISE-, -Idaho- An Ada -County- sheriff's deputy was cited for misdemeanor battery after a woman reported he punched her in the face in a -Boise- bar, police said. -Boise- police were called to a nightclub just before 10 pm Friday - Date : Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:09:49 GMT
Court denies Santistevan's appeal for new trial - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide Tweet this news
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide--Santistevan, 54, is currently an inmate at the -Idaho- state penitentiary in -Boise- serving a 35-year prison sentence. It was imposed by Elgee in 2005 for the shootings of teenagers Tyrel Peak and Marshall Hooten on Marc - Date : Wed, 15 Jun 2011 03:43:40 GMT+00:00
Seven Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau employees on furlough keep the ... - Tweet this news“If it hadn't been for Lisa Edens, (-Boise-) wouldn't have won the bid” for 600 to 800 members of the National Association of State and -County- Office Employees to come to -Idaho-, says Janie Hudson, executive director o - Date : Wed, 15 Jun 2011 06:13:42 GMT+00:00
Idaho telephone companies appeal judge's ruling tossing out lawsuit against state - The Republic Tweet this news
The Republic--AP -BOISE-, -Idaho- A consortium of -Idaho- telephone companies is asking the state's highest court to revive its lawsuit against the -Idaho- Department of Administration, Qwest Communications Co. and others. The consortium Syringa Ne - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:34:49 GMT+00:00
Ada County chalks up 34 DUI arrests over weekend - KIVI-TV Tweet this news
KIVI-TV--The arrests took place between Friday evening and Monday morning with -Boise- police making 15 arrests, -Idaho- State police raking in 9 and Ada -County- Sheriff's deputies arresting 7 drunk drivers. The charge against drunk driving is part - Date : Tue, 12 Apr 2011 11:35:56 GMT+00:00
Human Bone Identifies Meridian Woman - KIVI-TV Tweet this news
KIVI-TV--The bone was a fragment from a hip replacement and was the key that led -Boise County- investigators to quickly close a four year-old case. "It was everything," says -Boise County- Sheriff, Ben Roeber. "I mean wroth us - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 02:24:13 GMT+00:00
Conservationists appeal mine project decision - KTVB Tweet this news
KTVB--BOISE -- Conservationists appealed a US Forest Service decision on a major, proposed mining project in -Boise County-. Back in February, the forest service approved the next phase of the CUMO mine project in the mountains between Crouch and -Idaho- - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 16:03:29 GMT+00:00
Gas Prices Continue Fast Rise - Fox12Idaho Tweet this news
Fox12Idaho---Boise-, -Idaho- -- Gas prices continue driving upward. Now, the cost of a gallon is guzzling more money from our wallets than it has in at least two years. "These prices continue to come, sort of, in an unrelenting fashion that' - Date : Fri, 08 Apr 2011 02:44:48 GMT+00:00
I-84 Between Boise and Mountain Home to be Repaired - KIVI-TV Tweet this news
KIVI-TV--A project to correct severe pavement deficiencies on I-84's eastbound lanes in a problem section between -Boise- and Mountain Home is expected to begin in June, the -Idaho- Transportation Department announced. The project, near the Ada/Elmor - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 15:35:01 GMT+00:00
The legislation moves to the House - Idaho Reporter Tweet this news
Idaho Reporter--Nicole LeFavour, D--Boise-, said party affiliation is a personal matter, and declaring affiliation is troubling to many voters. “I believe I stand with a lot of Idahoans who feel so uncomfortable with this kind of information as public r - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 01:55:11 GMT+00:00

Municipalities and communities of Boise County, Idaho

County seat: Idaho City
CitiesCrouch * Horseshoe Bend * Idaho City * Placerville
Garden Valley * Lowman

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