Idaho Places: Cities, Towns & Communities

Idaho's Western Counties

Idaho Places: Western Counties Adams County Valley County Washington County Payette County Gem County Boise County Canyon County Ada County Elmore County Owyhee County

Idaho’s western counties consist of ten counties, which prior to becoming a territory, Boise County was original organized under the Washington Territory legislature. Once the territory became organized Owyhee County became the first incorporated county of the Idaho Territorial Legislature.

The following counties (from north to south) are: Adams, Valley, Washington, Payette, Gem, Boise, Canyon, Ada, Elmore, and Owyhee counties. To learn about each county’s communities name-place, simply click on the county’s name on map.

an unincorporated community within the county.
a census-designated place (CDP) -- the U.S. Census Bureau states that these census-designated places are not considered incorporated places, and it includes only census-designated places in its city population list for various states that has many incorporated communities.
not the defunct Tamarack Resort that's located in Valley County, Idaho.
this city is partially incorporated into both Bannock County, Idaho, and Power County, Idaho.
a previously known community, where such criteria as village, town or city had once been designated as, has become permanently abandoned or deserted by its inhabitants completely, whether its structures still exists in parts or in whole.