Jefferson County, Idaho

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Jefferson County, Idaho
Entering Grant, Idaho.jpg
Entering Jefferson County in Grant, Idaho.
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 18, 1913
Named forThomas Jefferson
SeatRigby
Largest cityRigby
Area
 • Total1,106 sq mi (2,865 km2)
 • Land1,094 sq mi (2,833 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (31 km2), 1.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)28,446
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.co.jefferson.id.us

Jefferson County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 26,140 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Rigby.[2] The county was founded in 1913 and named after Thomas Jefferson,[3] the 3rd President of the United States (1801–1809).

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 12, 2011. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Jefferson County". State of Idaho. Archived from the original on 2009-08-15. Retrieved 2009-05-31.