Good Samaritan Community Hospice |
Idaho Falls is the seat of Bonneville County
in eastern Idaho. The significance of the city's role in Eastern Region
transportation is shown by the fact that three major routes, I-15, US 20 and US 26 pass through.
Idaho Falls began as a choice miner's fording point over the Snake River. The site was settled by Mormons in the 1860s and received its present name in 1891. The city was incorporated in 1889. Townspeople built irrigation systems that created an agricultural basis for its present economy.
Today Idaho Falls, population 50,730, is the processing and commercial hub of a farm, livestock and dairy region. Plants produce lumber, steel and concrete. Idaho National Engineering Laboratory also is a major nearby employer. Tourism plays a role due to the city's proximity to major recreational areas and national parks.
Points of interest include the Bonneville Museum, a Japanese garden, and the Intermountain Science Experience Center. Rodeos are held here annually.
Art Scoil Rince na hEasan Irish Dance |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Cavanaugh's On The Falls |
Education Longfellow Elementary School |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Century 21 Advantage | Polly Mortell REALTOR | Realty Executives Of Eastern Idaho | Steve Anderson REALTOR |
Shopping James Bowen Flies |
Sports and Sporting Events Hyde Outfitters |
See more Idaho Cities and Towns.
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
02/23 Coming to The area
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous Pocatello ID May31-June2 Enjoy the black powder rifle and pistol shoots, the trailwalks, our knife and hawks throws, the cannons, and the primitive archery shoot. The music at the campfire at the end of the day. Visit the traders of the 1840’s. They are all in canvas of the period as are the Mountain Men and Women of the Primitive Camps. See how they lived and worked daily.
Intermountain Equifest Pocatello ID June20-23 We will have trail riding competition, extreme cowboy race, posse drill presentation, grand entry, horse show, barrel racing, pole bending, bucket races, flag races, and kids games. Horseback and on foot.
Malad Valley Welsh Festival Malad City ID June28-July1 Today, Malad Valley has the largest per capita concentration of people of Welsh ancestry outside the country of Wales itself. For that reason, many residents of the Valley wanted to reestablish their Welsh roots. In 2005, after a 90 year break, this annual cultural event, now called the Malad Valley Welsh Festival, once again became a reality.
Eastern Idaho State Fair Blackfoot ID August31-September7 The Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot begins Labor Day and features horse racing, demolition derby, rodeo, and top name stars along with the excitement of the midway rides and wide range of food booths.
The fair has all the traditional elements of an agricultural fair, including exhibits and 4-H competition.
Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Jackson Hole WY September5-12 The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is widely recognized as one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West.
Portneuf Greenway Foundation RiverFest Pocatello ID August17-September17 This is a one day festival which features local and regional bands. This year's headliner band is The Clumsy Lovers. We also have craft booths, commercial booths and lots of great food. There will be a horseshoe tournament as well as our famous raffle. In previous years we have given away camp trailers, boats and cars.