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Boise, Idaho

Boise is the capital and largest city in Idaho.  It is the county seat for Ada County.  Boise offers all the amenities of a large city while maintaining a “small” town feeling.  It is the gateway to many outdoor recreation activities such as boating, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, fishing and skiing.

Area: 80.05 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  212,300
Population growth since 2010:  3%
Elevation: 2,730 ft.
Current Boise Weather Forecast
City of Boise Website
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School Districts:
Meridian School District
Boise School District
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 4.2 miles
Area Code: 208
Postal Codes: 83701-83799
National Geographic Adventures at Boise
Ada County Website



Eagle


Eagle offers easy access to the urban lifestyle while maintaining a close knit community feeling.  Nestled on the edge of the foothills, it offers easy access to hiking, biking, fishing, and horseback riding as well as many other outdoor recreational activities.

Area: 9.3 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  20,789
Population growth since 2010:  5.6%
Elevation: 2,566 ft.                                                        
Current Eagle Weather Forecast
City of Eagle Website
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School District: Meridian School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Code: 83616
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 15.6 miles

Ada County Website




Garden City


Garden City is centrally located on the Greenbelt that runs from eastern Boise to Eagle and beyond.  From here it is not much more than a 15 minute commute to most areas of Boise.


Area: 4.2 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  11,217
Population growth since 2010:  2.5%
Elevation: 2,674 ft.                                                       
Current Garden City Weather Forecast
Garden City Website
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School Districts:
Meridian School District
            Boise School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Code: 83703, 83714
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 5.6 miles Ada County Website




Kuna


Kuna (Q-na), Idaho is located 10 miles south of Meridian.  The Western Heritage Historic Byway passes through this area. Known as the “Gateway to the Birds of Prey,” Kuna hosts the annual Snake River Birds of Prey Festival and offers access to the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, which offers one of North America's densest population of nesting raptors.

Area: 2.4 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  16,189
Population growth since 2010:  6.4%
Elevation: 2,694 ft.                                                      
Current Kuna Weather Forecast
City of Kuna Website
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School District: Kuna School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Code: 83643
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 18.7 miles
Ada County Website





Meridian


Meridian, the third largest city in Idaho, is home to the headquarters of Blue Cross of Idaho, the State Police, the State Police Academy and Scentsy, the largest employer in Meridian.  It is the fast growing city in the Treasure Valley.

Area: 26.84 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  80,386
Population growth since 2010:  7.0%
Elevation: 2,605 ft.
Current Meridian Weather Forecast
City of Meridian Website
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School District: Meridian School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Codes: 83642, 83646, 83680
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 11.6 miles

Ada County Website




Star


Star, located 7 miles west of Eagle and 20 miles west of Boise, is a rural agricultural community offering a quiet, relaxed lifestyle, but close enough Boise to allow residents the benefits of a big city. 

Area: 5.86 sq. miles
Population (est. 2012):  6,194
Population growth since 2010:  6.9%
Elevation: 2,470 ft. 
Current Star Weather Forecast                                        
City of Star Website
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School District: Meridian School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Code: 83669
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 22.4 miles
Ada County Website



Hidden Springs


Hidden Springs, Idaho was established in the late 1990’s.  This hidden gem is a perfect example of a planned walkable community with a post office, general store, library, restaurants, schools, fire department and more.  Featuring 800 acres of open space including an orchard, natural wetlands, and an extensive trail system makes this a hidden paradise only 20 minutes from downtown Boise.

Area: 2.536 sq. miles
Population (2010):  2,280
Elevation:  2,280 ft. 
Current Hidden Springs Weather Forecast
Village of Hidden Springs
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School District: Boise School District
Area Code: 208
Postal Code: 83714
Boise Weekly on Hidden Springs, ID
Mileage from city center to Boise International Airport: 13.0 miles
Ada County Website