Boise County, Idaho

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Boise County, Idaho
Boise County Courthouse, Idaho City, Idaho.jpg
Boise County Courthouse in Idaho City
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 4, 1864
Named forBoise River
SeatIdaho City
Largest cityHorseshoe Bend
Area
 • Total1,907 sq mi (4,939 km2)
 • Land1,899 sq mi (4,918 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19 km2), 0.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)7,290
 • Density3.7/sq mi (1.4/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.boisecounty.us

Boise County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 7,028 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Idaho City,[2] and Horseshoe Bend is the largest city. It was founded on February 4, 1864.

The Bogus Basin ski area is in the southwestern part of the county. The county's eastern area contains the central section of the Sawtooth Wilderness, the western part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. U.S. Forest Service map, Sawtooth National Forest, 1985, reprinted 1989, 23.60.400.12/85C