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Idaho Profile

Idaho, the 43rd state, joined the U.S. in 1890. The state is appropriately shaped like a logger's boot, and logging as well as mining are big industries in the state. But the state is probably best known for its potatoes. The state's name is thought to be an Indian name, Ee-dah-hoe, which means "gem of the mountains." Idaho has a rugged landscape with some of the largest unspoiled natural areas in the country. Boise is the capital and the state flower is the syringa. ...Read more here: Idaho - The Gem State

Capital City:
Boise
Nickname:
Gem State
Motto:
Esto perpetua (Let it be perpetual)
Statehood:
July 3, 1890 (43th)
Origin of State's Name:
A derivation of an Indian phrase "E Dah Hoe (How)" supposedly meaning "gem of the mountains"
Largest City:
Boise
Border States:
Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Land Area:
82,751 sq. mi., 11th largest
State Bird:
Mountain Bluebird
State Flower:
Syringa - Mock Orange (philadelphus lewisii)
State Tree:
White Pine (Pinus Monticola pinaceae)
State Song:
Here We Have Idaho

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Idaho Schools

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Elementary Schools

Rockford Elementary School
(208) 684-4451
1152 W Hwy 39
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Whittier Elementary School
(208) 338-3520
301 North 29th Street
Boise, ID 83702

Middle Schools

Homedale Middle School
(208) 337-5780
3437 Johnstone Road
Homedale, ID 83628
Ririe Middle School
(208) 538-5175
13809 N 130 E
Ririe, ID 83443

High Schools

Mountain Cove (Alt.) High School
(208) 338-3618
911 Mountain Cove Road
Boise, ID 83702
Riverside High School Alt
(208) 267-9519
7128 Kootenai Street
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

Sex Offender Information for Idaho

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Idaho, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.isp.state.id.us/identification/sex_offender/index.html. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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