Signed into Statehood on July 3, 1890 

IDAHO

43rd State

Capital: Boise

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Hells Canyon

  • Craters of the Moon National Monument

 

NOTE: HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.

 

Idaho's name is derived from an Indian word, meaning gem of the mountains. Idaho's nickname is the Gem State, and is located next to Washington and Oregon to the west; Nevada and Utah to the south; Montana and Wyoming to the east and British Columbia, Canada to the north.

Idaho's highest peak is Borah Peak at 12,662 feet, the 11th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at Snake River at 710 feet above sea level.

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