Idaho became the 43rd state on July 3, 1890. Boise is the state capital. There are currently 44 counties each with a courthouse.
Click on a county below to learn more:
Highest Point – Borah Peak ( 12,662 feet ) is located in Custer County
Lowest Point – Snake River ( 710 feet ) is located in Nez Perce County
Oldest Courthouse - Bear Lake County (1885)
Oldest Former Courthouse - Shoshone County (Pierce 1862 is now located in Clearwater County)
State Capitol – Boise
Governor Mansion – Boise ( demolished 2016 )