Located near the center of Idaho, Boise County provides excellent views of majestic mountain ranges. The many National Recreation Areas make Boise County a paradise for nature lovers. Skiing, hiking, and mountain biking are just a few of the activities that residents of Boise County frequently enjoy. Officially created by the Idaho State Legislature on February 4, 1864, Boise County was one of the stops on the Idaho Gold Rush. The total population of Boise County is 6,824, including a veteran population of 758. The county is perfect for those looking to be away from all the hustle and bustle and enjoy nature.
Part of the Boise National Forest is located in Boise County, One of the most beautiful forests in America, the Boise National Forest, is home to variety of interesting plant and animal species. The Forest has excellent views of the surrounding mountain range and towns. Boise National Forest has over 70 campgrounds with all the amenities you need for a fun and relaxing camping trip. Whitewater rafting and canoeing opportunities are numerous in the Boise National Forest. If you are a fan of hiking or mountain biking, be sure to visit one of the many trails.
The Sawtooth National Recreation Area is another place worth visiting for nature lovers. Partly located in Boise County, Sawtooth encompasses a total area of 778,800 acres. Stanley Lake is located in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, which provides many opportunities for boating, fishing, and more. The Sawtooth Mountains are a great place for hiking and mountain climbing. Castle Peak, the highest point in the Sawtooth Mountains, stands at an elevation of 11,815 feet. The most popular peak to climb is Thompson Peak, which stands at an elevation of 10,751 feet.
Rich in history, Boise County has many locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Arrowrock Dam is located in the Boise River and is in between Boise and Elmore counties. Arrowrock was erected in 1915 and stands at an elevation of 3,219 feet. Other locations in Boise County on the National Register of Historic Places includes Placerville Historic District and the Upper Brownlee School.
The Veterans Services Division Office, Idaho Veterans Home, and many other veteran resources are located in Boise County. Idaho offers veterans many benefits, including education and disability compensation. The US Army Department, US Navy Department, and Gowen Field Air National Guard Base are all located near Boise County. The median household income is $41,056, and the median housing cost is $195,600.
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Boise County Condo Search
Condo Name (ID): RIVER RUN (001966)
Address: AKA WATERSIDE CONDOS BOISE, ID 83706 BOISE
Status: HUD Accepted
Last Update: Unavailable
Request Received Date: 05/03/2007
Review Completion Date: Unavailable
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Post 142 Boise Basin Post
PO Box 533
Idaho City, ID 83631-0533
Phone: (208) 392-4772
Meeting Location & Time
3851 Highway 21
Idaho City, ID 83631
10:00 AM 2nd Saturday
Quartermaster: Walter Peck
Commander: James White
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Boise County
- Single Family Residence: $600
- Condominium: $650
- Residential Duplex: $700
- Residential Triplex: $750
- Residential Fourplex: $800
- Manufactured Home: $650
- Repair Inspection $150
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