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The county seat of Owyhee County, Murphy is located on Hwy 78, 28 miles from Nampa.

It is perhaps the nation's smallest county seat. With a population of 50, it governs 7,639 square miles. The town grew up around the railhead of the Boise, Nampa and Owyhee Railroad, the county's first railroad. Its central location won it both the county seat and the Owyhee County Museum.

There is also a Murphy, North Carolina.

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Boise Bird Festival Meridian ID April27 Come and learn more about Idaho's birds with short bird walks, educational and interactive booths, workshops and demonstrations on a variety of topics from bird identification and backyard feeding to wild bird photography.
National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival Weiser ID June17-22 Idaho's premier fiddler's contest is back with all the fun and celebration throughout Weiser. Parades, fiddle contest, food and arts vendors and much more.
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Western Idaho Fair Boise ID August16-25 Idaho's biggest fair, held annually in August in Boise.