|Idaho Falls City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Total Area||17.4 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||43.4667° N, 112.0333° W|
|Time Zome||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||The Museum of Idaho, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho|
Idaho Falls is the county seat and the largest city of Bonneville County, Idaho, USA. Idaho Falls is the principal city of and is a part of the Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its sister city is the town of Tokai-Mura, Japan. It constantly competes with Potacello to become the third largest city in the state and they often interchange their rankings.
Idaho Falls was initially known as Taylor's Crossing, named after Matt Taylor, who built a toll bridge across the narrow gorge on the Snake River in the year 1865. In 1872, the town was renamed as Eagle Rock after a rock island became a nesting site for numerous eagles. Then in the year 1891, the town renamed itself as Idaho Falls after the rapids which existed below the bridge of Black Canyon.
The hotels in Idaho Falls are preferred by the tourists on their visit to the city. The traditional food served on its tables is the specialty of these hotels. Holiday Inn Express Idaho Falls, Best Western Cotton Tree Inn, Fairfield Inn Idaho Falls, AmeriTel Inn Idaho Falls Spectrum, Le Ritz Hotel and Suites, Shilo Conference Hotel Idaho Falls, Comfort Inn, Best Western Driftwood Inn, AmeriTel Inn, Hampton Inn Idaho Falls, Super 8 Motel Idaho Falls, Red Lion Hotel on the Falls, Best Value Pinecrest Inn, Guesthouse Inn & Suites and Motel 6 Idaho Falls are the famous hotels in the city.
Idaho Falls Regional Airport serves the city. West Yellowstone Airport and Gallatin Field Airport, which are closer to the city act as its gateway. Buses, car rentals and taxis are the other means to commute in the city.
Last Updated On : March 19, 2013