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Nampa, ID

Nampa, ID

Nampa, ID

Wanting to Learn about Moving to Nampa, Idaho?
Nampa, ID, is at the western extremity of Idaho, about 20 miles west of Idaho's most populous city, Boise. Carrying the official nickname “The Heart of the Treasure Valley,” the city has experienced a lot of recent growth, seeing the construction of a many new homes, shopping centers and roads. Its present population is over 80,000. Located at an elevation of around 2,500 feet, Nampa, ID, sees some snowfall during the cool winters but warms up in the summer with average highs over 90 degrees during the summer.

Why You Might Want to Consider Moving to Nampa, ID
Besides being near the major city of Boise, Nampa, ID, has everything you need to stock the pantry and closets, keep the car running and maintain yourself. The partial list of major retailers includes: Costco, Target, Lowes, Sears, JCPenney, Radio Shack and Walgreens. There are several malls and shopping centers. In addition to a selection of grocery stores there is a seasonal farmers' market on Saturdays.

Nampa, ID, sits on Interstate 84, a major interstate that connects with Salt Lake City and Portland, OR.  Boise Airport (BOI) is about 20 miles to the east.

There are a dozen public and private primary schools and several public and private high schools in Nampa, ID. The largest colleges in the city are College of Western Idaho and Northwest Nazarene University. The nearest major university is Boise State University, about 19 miles away.

There are plenty of recreational activities in Nampa, ID. The downtown area boasts a number of specialty shops, cafes, restaurants and cocktail lounges.  The Idaho Center is home to a variety of events, including sporting events, monster truck shows, big-name concerts and home-and-garden shows.

There are 24 parks within the 31.2 square miles of the city limits. The Nampa Recreation Center includes swimming pools, gymnasiums, weight rooms, running tracks and various other activity areas. There are two golf courses.

Surrounded by a great deal of natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, Nampa, ID, offers a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Right next door is Lake Lowell, great for boating and fishing. The Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge there offers amazing bird watching and other wildlife viewing. Within a couple of hours to the north are a number of snow skiing venues. A relatively short drive southwest will take you through the desert wonders of Eastern Oregon.

More Information about Moving to Nampa, ID
City website
Chamber of Commerce
Idaho Press-Tribune newspaper
Information about the greater Canyon County

The service center for Nampa, ID is located in Boise, ID.

Information about Nampa, ID

Est. Population: 81241
County: Canyon
Latitude: 43.5333
Longitude: -116.5667
Zip Codes: 83651