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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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