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Time Zone: Boise County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Idaho City is the Seat for Boise County.

Boise County is one of the original counties of Idaho and was founded in 1864.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Boise had a population of 7,445 people. This is an increase of 11.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,670 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Boise represented 0.52% of the total population of Idaho, making it the state's 34th most populous county (out of 44 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,028+5.37%-5.6% since 2009
20097,445+11.62%-1.59% since 2008
20087,565+13.42%-0.53% since 2007
20006,670The Last Census

More information can be found on the Boise County Census Page for Boise County.


Below are some of the communities located in Boise County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Boise County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Horseshoe Bend   84977010.26% increase  
Idaho City   4754583.71% increase  
Crouch   1601543.9% increase  
Placerville   56606.67% decrease  

Websites for Boise County

Official Website:   www.co.boise.id.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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