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Boise City, Idaho
Welcome to Boise City ...
The pronunciation of Boise City: BOY-see<1>
When the people of Boise City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Boisean<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Boise City has a population of 226,570 people<3> (see below for details).
Boise City was established in 1863.
The city of Boise City was named Boise City before it was changed to Boise City.
The community of Boise City is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Boise City is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Boise City lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Boise City: (208)
The ZIP codes for Boise City: 83701-83709, 83711-83713, 83715-83717, 83719-83733, 83735, 83744, 83756-83757, 83788, 83799<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Boise City had a population of 205,671 people (which is 52.42% of the total population of Ada County). This makes Boise City the county's most populous community.
The population of Boise City represents 13.12% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 205,671 people, the population of Boise City increased 10.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 185,787 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Boise City had an population of 226,570 people. This is an increase of 10.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.95% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Boise City.
Communities near Boise City ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Boise City and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Boise City.
Communities Also Named Boise City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Boise City - they are located in Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boise City.
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Websites for Boise City ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boise City ...
Looking for more information about Boise City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Boise City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boise City.
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The official website for Boise City: www.cityofboise.org/
The official website for Ada County: www.adaweb.net/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019