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Cities in Idaho

by Vishul Malik

Located in the northwestern region of the United States, Idaho is the 14th most extensive and the 39th most populous state of the United States. There are 201 incorporated municipalities in Idaho which are described as cities. Boise is the capital as well as the largest city of the state. According to a 2016 estimate, Idaho comprised a population of 1,683,140 inhabitants. Some of the other largest cities in Idaho are Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Caldwell, etc. Warm River is the least populous city and as of 2016 had an estimated population of just three inhabitants.

Cities in Idaho

Nicknamed the ‘Gem State’, Idaho is the 14th largest state in the US. There are 44 counties in Idaho. Located in southwestern Idaho, Boise is the state capital and the largest city in the state. The Boise Art Museum, Discovery Center of Idaho, Idaho Historical Museum, Idaho Aquarium, Capitol Building, and Ann Morrison Park are points of interest in the city.

Nampa, about 20 miles west of downtown Boise, is the second largest city and it hosts the famous Snake River Stampede Rodeo in July every year. Meridian, in the Treasure Valley, offers roadside attractions. The city of Twin Falls is the biggest in the Magic Valley which is famous for recreational opportunities. Idaho Falls, in the Snake River Valley, is only a few miles away from world’s first nuclear plant, Experimental Breeder Reactor No. 1.

The Port of Lewiston, at the confluence of the Snake River and the Clearwater River, is the farthest inland port on from the West Coast of the US. Other major cities in Idaho are: Pocatello, Caldwell, Coeur d’Alene, and Rexburg.

Getting In and Around

Boise Airport (BOI) is the primary airport in the state.

Sandpoint station is the state’s only operating Amtrak station served by the Empire Builder train.

Interstate highway I-84, I-86, I-15 and I-90 traverse the state.

List of Cities in Idaho

City Name County Population (2010)
Boise Ada 205,671
Nampa Canyon 81,557
Meridian Ada 75,092
Idaho Falls Bonneville 56,813
Pocatello Bannock 54,255
Caldwell Canyon 46,237
Coeur d’Alene Kootenai 44,137
Twin Falls Twin Falls 44,125
Lewiston Nez Perce 31,894
Post Falls Kootenai 27,574
Rexburg Madison 25,484
Moscow Latah 23,800
Eagle Ada 19,908
Kuna Ada 15,210
Mountain Home Elmore 14,206
Chubbuck Bannock 13,922
Ammon Bonneville 13,816
Hayden Kootenai 13,294
Blackfoot Bingham 11,899
Garden City Ada 10,972
Jerome Jerome 10,890
Burley Cassia 10,345
Hailey Blaine 7,960
Payette Payette 7,433
Sandpoint Bonner 7,365
Rathdrum Kootenai 6,826
Emmett Gem 6,557
Star Ada 5,793
Rupert Minidoka 5,554
Middleton Canyon 5,524
Weiser Washington 5,507
Preston Franklin 5,204
Fruitland Payette 4,684
American Falls Power 4,457
Shelley Bingham 4,409
Buhl Twin Falls 4,122
Rigby Jefferson 3,945
Gooding Gooding 3,567
St. Anthony Fremont 3,542
Kimberly Twin Falls 3,264
Orofino Clearwater 3,142
Grangeville Idaho 3,141
Salmon Lemhi 3,112
Heyburn Minidoka 3,089
Soda Springs Caribou 3,058
McCall Valley 2,991
Wendell Gooding 2,782
Ketchum Blaine 2,689
Homedale Owyhee 2,633
Montpelier Bear Lake 2,597
Bonners Ferry Boundary 2,543
Filer Twin Falls 2,508
St. Maries Benewah 2,402
Dalton Gardens Kootenai 2,335
Bellevue Blaine 2,287
Kellogg Shoshone 2,120
Malad City Oneida 2,095
Aberdeen Bingham 1,994
Parma Canyon 1,983
Spirit Lake Kootenai 1,945
Victor Teton 1,928
Iona Bonneville 1,803
Priest River Bonner 1,751
Driggs Teton 1,660
Pinehurst Shoshone 1,619
Osburn Shoshone 1,555
New Plymouth Payette 1,538
Wilder Canyon 1,533
Sugar City Madison 1,514
Shoshone Lincoln 1,461
Sun Valley Blaine 1,406
Glenns Ferry Elmore 1,319
Kamiah Lewis 1,295
Paul Minidoka 1,169
Hansen Twin Falls 1,144
Lapwai Nez Perce 1,137
Ponderay Bonner 1,137
Ashton Fremont 1,127
Ucon Bonneville 1,108
Challis Custer 1,081
Plummer Benewah 1,044
Marsing Owyhee 1,031
Arco Butte 995
Genesee Latah 955
Cascade Valley 939
Grace Caribou 915
Cottonwood Idaho 900
Hagerman Gooding 872
troy Latah 862
Inkom Bannock 854
Greenleaf Canyon 846
Council Adams 839
McCammon Bannock 809
Potlatch Latah 804
Wallace Shoshone 784
Oakley Cassia 763
Hazelton Jerome 753
Menan Jefferson 741
Teton Fremont 735
Moyie Springs Boundary 718
Horseshoe Bend Boise 707
Athol Kootenai 692
Mullan Shoshone 692
Hauser Kootenai 678
Kootenai Bonner 678
Dubois Clark 677
Ririe Jefferson 656
Franklin Franklin 641
Smelterville Shoshone 627
Downey Bannock 625
Kooskia Idaho 607
Carey Blaine 604
Roberts Jefferson 580
Juliaetta Latah 579
Hayden Lake Kootenai 574
Dover Bonner 556
Clark Fork Bonner 536
Notus Canyon 531
Mackay Custer 517
Melba Canyon 513
Paris Bear Lake 513
Pierce Clearwater 508
Deary Latah 506
Craigmont Lewis 501
New Meadows Adams 496
Idaho City Boise 485
Richfield Lincoln 482
Firth Bingham 477
Georgetown Bear Lake 476
Nezperce Lewis 466
Dayton Franklin 463
Lewisville Jefferson 458
Grand View Owyhee 452
Weippe Clearwater 441
Weston Franklin 437
Riggins Idaho 419
Fairfield Camas 416
Lava Hot Springs Bannock 407

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