Located in the southern area of Idaho, Power County is home to a thriving community and some of the friendliest people you will ever meet! The Idaho State Legislature created Power County on January 30, 1913. Power County is home to many National protected areas, which makes it a great place for outdoor lovers. A hydroelectric power plant built in 1902 is where Power County gets its name. Power County encompasses a total area of 1,443 square miles, 1,404 miles of which is land, and 38 miles of which is water. The many bodies of water make Power County a great location for aquatic activities. The total population of the county is 7,617, including a veteran population of 478.
For scenic views and a beautiful day outdoors, be sure to visit the mountains of Rockland and Arbon. Lovers of winter sports such as skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing will enjoy the many opportunities provided by the mountains in Power County. The vast diversity of wildlife makes the mountains excellent places for nature hikes. Elk, white-tailed deer, and moose are just a few of the interesting wildlife species that live in Power County. Mountain biking, jogging, and off-road vehicle riding are activities frequently enjoyed in the mountains of Rockland and Arbon.
Massacre Rocks State Park is a popular destination for nature lovers in Power County. This 990-acre park provides everything you need to enjoy a day outdoors including a disc golf course, basketball court, tennis court, and more! Avid hikers and mountain bikers will enjoy the many scenic trails located in Massacre Rocks State Park. If you own a boat, then you will enjoy the many convenient boat ramps located along the bodies of water. Camping is popular in Massacre Rocks thanks to the abundance of campsites and camping amenities.
One of the many National protected areas in Power County is the Sawtooth National Forest. For some of the greatest views and most interesting wildlife be sure to spend a day at the Sawtooth National Forest. There are many trails great for mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding in Sawtooth National Forest. The several waterways in the national forest are excellent locations for fishing, swimming, and boating.
The Veterans Services Division Office, Idaho State Veterans Home, and Bannock County Veterans Memorial are all located in and around Power County. Some of the great benefits offered to veterans living in Idaho include tax benefits, education benefits, financial assistance, and more.
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Post 735 Pocatello Post
9502 W Gibson Jack Rd
Pocatello, ID 83204-7267
Phone: (208) 221-0077
Meeting Location & Time
300 N Johnson Ave
Pocatello, ID 83204-1014
7:00 PM 3rd Wednesday
Quartermaster: Lynn Hebdon
Commander: Richard Hollingsworth
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Power 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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