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Idaho is in the Northwestern United States. It is bordered by Canada on the north. Montana and Wyoming on the east. Nevada and Utah on the south, and Oregon and Washington on the west.
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Who is the governor of Idaho?

C.L. "Butch" Otter is the Governor of Idaho. He was elected in 2006and reelected in 2010 and 2014. The Governor in Idaho serves a fouryear term with no term limitation.

Who are the senators of Idaho?

Jim Risch and Mike Crapo (the only Senator who has to tell people how to pronounce his name--it's "cray-poe") are the senators from Idaho in the current Congress. Mike Crapo is up for election in 2010 but he's a good senator who's liked in Idaho, so he should win easily.

What is the population of Idaho?

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the estimated population inIdaho was 1,654,930 as of July 1, 2015. Based on population, Idahois the 39th largest U.S. state.

How did Idaho get its nickname?

Idaho's nickname is The Gem State because of its abundance of natural resources and scenic areas that include snow-capped mountain ranges, rapids, vast lakes and steep canyons. The waters of Snake River rush through Hells Canyon, the deepest canyon in the United States. Shoshone Falls plunges down (MORE)

What is Idaho know for?

Potatoes! Big 'Russet' potatoes. Much bigger than you get at the grocery store. These potatoes get about a foot long.

Who discovered Idaho?

Some swear that it was a French trapper named P.O. Tater, some adhere to the idea that it was a mountain man named SPUD, others agree with the Nez Perce that they were created there, but the Lewis and Clarke expedition certainly made the first real exploration of Idaho by European-Americans..

How big is Idaho county Idaho?

8,502 sq mi (22,021 km²) It is larger than the states of Rhode Island, Connecticut and Delaware. It is 125 square miles shy of being as large as all three states combined. It is nearly as large as New Jersey, New Hampshire and Vermont. It also has 15,000 residents. The "big city" in Idaho County (MORE)

What is the climate in Idaho?

It is hilly and cool (temperature wise) and it snows a little in the winter. Most winters we get a some snow.....others we get lots. Temps are usually 32 or under. We don't get into the negatives usually, except for windchill sometimes. As for the summers....we usually have 15+ days of 100 or over, (MORE)

Where did Idaho get its name?

Quoth the wiki: -------------------------------------------- Idaho is the only state that was possibly named as the result of a hoax (the so-called "Idahoax") although this is disputed. In the early 1860s, when the United States Congress was considering organizing a new territory in the Rocky (MORE)

What is the elevation of Idaho?

The highest point in Idaho is Mt Borah which is 12,662 feet above sea level. The lowest point is at Lewiston which is 770 feet above sea level.

What are the Mountains in Idaho?

Large, raised land masses. . There is Bald Mountain, Banner Creek Summit, Borah Peek, Castle Peek, Mount Cramer, Fourth of July Summit, Galena Summit, Mount Heyburn, Mount Jefferson, Kings Peek, Mica Peek, Mores Creek Summit, Pioneer Mountain, and Spring Valley Summit.

What are facts about Idaho?

Idaho is the potato potato state 1. Idaho has the biggest water park in America, Roaring Springs! 2. The seal is the only one designed by a woman, Emma Edwards Green! 3. Shoshone Falls is even deeper than the famous Niagra Falls in New York! Idaho contains the deepest canyon in North Ameri (MORE)

Where is Kooskia Idaho?

Kooskia is a city in north centralIdaho. Kooskia is a located in Idaho County, Idaho near theClearwater and Nez Perce National Forests.

Who are the discoverers of Idaho?

Lewis and clark are.... Although were not that sure because of the nez Perce and Shoeshone were the first people to actually live there.... Yeah babby

Does Idaho have a panhandle?

Yes, Idaho does have a panhandle. It forms the northwest portion of the state, and borders Canada on the north and Washington (and Oregon) on the west.

Idaho has a lot of?

Loggers, farmers and miners.. They also have a lot of trout, deer (whitetails and mule deer), elk, coyotes, mountain lions, sturgeon, large raptors, mountains, extremely scenic views, movie stars living in Sun Valley and Coeur d'Alene, lakes, rivers, ski resorts, clean air.... Idaho has more nucle (MORE)

What does 'Idaho' mean?

'Idaho' is an invented word and was used for a steamship on the Columbia river. 'Idaho' is also a word coined by George Willing, who intended it to be used for the area we now know as Colorado.

Where is Firth Idaho?

About 10 miles south of Idaho Falls (south-east part of the state) in Bingham County.

Does Idaho have tornado?

Idaho can have tornadoes. Tornadoes can happen anywhere in the United States. But tornadoes are more common in Tornado Alley.

How do you get to Idaho?

Boise is one of the most remote cities in the US so it is not easy to get to and it is a city that really has no other city even relatively close/ Trey BuildIdaho.com

What is Idahos song?

Here We Have Idaho Written by McKinley Helm & Albert J. Tompkins Composed by Sallie Hume-Douglas

How did Idaho get its shape?

Through the establishment of other territories and states. 1846 - Treaty with Great Britain established Pacific Northwest as part of the US. 1848, Aug. 14 - Oregon Territory was established which included Idaho, Washington and parts of Montana and Wyoming. 1853 Washington Territory establish (MORE)

Does Idaho get earthquakes?

Yes, there is a possibility of an earthquake in any state but some are less likely to have earthquakes than others.

What are the temperatures in Idaho?

They can be extreme and varied according to location. I have experienced temperatures well below zero with wind chill into the minus 40 degrees below zero and temperatures above 100 degrees. Here are 3 cities with there monthly high and low average temperatures for Jan and July: . Boise: Jan 37/2 (MORE)

Is Idaho racist?

Idaho is not racist. But a little bit of research reveals that quite a few racist groups thrive there.

What is Idaho known as?

Idaho's official nickname is the"Gem State" because of the abundance of natural resources andscenic areas in Idaho. The mountains of Idaho contain veins ofgold, silver, lead, zinc, cobalt, copper, and many other rareminerals.

What gems are in Idaho?

The mountains of Idaho contain veinsof gold, silver, lead, zinc, cobalt, copper, and many other rareminerals.

What is exported from Idaho?

Potatoes, spuds, AND taters are most commonly known as Idaho's major exports. However! According to the related Idaho Department of Commerce link listed below, the state also exports: electrical machinery, machinery, aircarft and aircraft parts, precious metals, dairy products, non-precious me (MORE)

Does Idaho have hills?

You bet! My guess is every state has hills. Idaho has plenty, most notably the Boise foothills.

What animals in Idaho?

Black bear, wolf, coyote, deer, elk, pronghorn, mountain lion, squirrel, rabbit, groundhog, snakes, & wild hogs.

What are attractions from Idaho?

Many ski resorts: Bogus Basin Brundage Sun Valley Tamarack and lots more Rafting on the Snake River One of only 2 places to find a star garnet Base jumping Craters of the Moon Bruneau Sand Dunes Hiking in the Rocky Mountains Panning for gold

What is the elevation in Idaho?

Idaho's tallest elevation, Borah Peak, stands at 3,861 meters, while its lowest elevation, Snake River/Clearwater River sits at 217 meters. The mean elevation of Idaho is one of the highest of any state, at 1,520 meters.

What is touching Idaho?

Washington and Oregon on the west; Nevada and Utah on the south; Wyoming and Montana on the east. On the north Idaho borders British Columbia, Canada.

Are there beaches in Idaho?

The big lakes, like Coeur d'Alene and Pend Oreille, have beaches. There are quite a few little beaches on river banks.

Does Idaho have a volcano?

Yes. (Four) All inactive. 1. Shoshone (North of Twin Falls)10,000 years ago 2. Craters of the Moon (South West of Arco) Was created by 8 eruptive episodes from 15,000 years ago to 2000 years ago. 3. Wapi Lava Field (SE of Craters of the Moon) Erupted 2500 years ago 4. Hell' Half Acre (10 mil (MORE)

How did Idaho get their nickname?

Idaho's official nickname is the"Gem State" because of the abundance of natural resources andscenic areas in Idaho. The mountains of Idaho contain veins ofgold, silver, lead, zinc, cobalt, copper, and many other rareminerals.

Where is Idaho on a map?

Idaho is in the northwest UnitedStates. Idaho borders Wyoming to the east, Montana to thenortheast, Nevada and Utah to the south, Washington and Oregon tothe west, and British Columbia, Canada to the north.

What are products in Idaho?

Idaho's top five agriculturalproducts are dairy products, cattle and calves, potatoes, wheat,and hay. Manufacturing operations include food processing(potato-processing plants, beet-sugar refineries, canning andfreezing companies, dairies, meat, poultry, wheat processingplants), lumber and wood prod (MORE)

Who founded Idaho?

Well, originally probably Native Americans, then later it was apart of the land obtained from Great Britain in the Oregon Treatyof 1846. Then later it became Idaho when it was adopted as a state. The first permanent US settlement in Idaho was established by theMormons (members of the Church of Jesu (MORE)

What is the economy of Idaho?

Idaho's top five agriculturalproducts are dairy products, cattle and calves, potatoes, wheat,and hay. Manufacturing operations include food processing(potato-processing plants, beet-sugar refineries, canning andfreezing companies, dairies, meat, poultry, wheat processingplants), lumber and wood prod (MORE)