Located on the eastern edge of Idaho, Adams County provides beautiful views of mountains, rivers, and forests. The county was named after the second President of the United States, John Adams. Adams County was established on March 3, 1911 and encompasses a total area of 1,370 square miles. With a total population of 3,861, including a veteran population of 545, Adams County is the fifth-least populated county in Idaho. For those that love the great outdoors, Adams County is an excellent place to consider living!
Home partly to the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Adams County provides some of the most scenic views in all of Idaho. Hells Canyon is 215,000 acres and borders Idaho and Oregon. With over 900 miles of hiking trails, Hells Canyon is the perfect destination for the extreme hiker. Those looking for a relaxing hike through the woods will find beautiful trails providing views of sparkling streams and interesting wildlife.
If you are a fan of skiing, snowboarding, or just enjoying the majestic views of a mountain, then be sure to visit Brundage Mountain Resort. Brundage Mountain Resort has ski areas for people of all skill sets. During the summer, the Resort is a great place for mountain biking and hiking. The elevation of Brundage Mountain is 7,640 feet. There are many chairlifts and a lodge, perfect for relaxing and watching the snow fall.
Those looking to return to school should consider the University of Idaho Adams County Extension. The University of Idaho is one of the top schools in Idaho, and the convenience of the Adams County campus is unbeatable. Though the UI Extension mainly focuses on Agricultural and Life Sciences, there are a number of other classes you can take! The school also offers a great 4-H program and several camps for young adults.
Located nearby to Adams County is Payette Lake. Those who enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, or any number of aquatic activities are sure to love Payette Lake. The lake offers several recreational areas for children of all ages. People that enjoy camping on the weekends will find a multitude of resources at one of the many campsites around Payette Lake. Other great outdoors areas nearby include the Salmon River and Seven Devils Mountain.
Veterans living in Idaho are offered many great services including employment benefits, tax benefits, and educational benefits. The median value of homes in Adams County is $150,500, and the median household income is $35,434.
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Post 6232 Cuddy Mountain Post
PO BOX 231
Cambridge, ID 83610
Phone: (208) 549-3840
Meeting Location & Time
50 S Depot Street
Midvale, ID 83645
7:00 PM 3rd Thursday
Quartermaster: Jack Toothman
Commander: Steve Nettleton
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Idaho County
- Single Family Residence: $600
- Condominium: $650
- Residential Duplex: $700
- Residential Triplex: $750
- Residential Fourplex: $800
- Manufactured Home: $650
- Repair Inspection $150
All appraisal fees include a $50 fee for the completion of a 100MC form, which is required for all VA appraisals to include liquidation appraisals.
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