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Facts and FiguresFacts and Figures
Origin of Name "Idaho" is an invented word. Area (rank) 83,574 sq mi (14th). Population (rank) 1,612,136 (39th). Capital Boise. Admitted to Union (rank) July 3, 1890 (43rd)
Important Dates in IdahoImportant Dates in Idaho
1836 Two Presbyterian missionaries became the first white settlers in Idaho. 1860 Mormons founded the first permanent settlement in Idaho. March 4, 1863 Idaho Territory was established. July 3, 1890 Idaho became the 43rd state.
Idaho Territory in 1863Idaho Territory in 1863
Officially established on March 4, 1863, Idaho Territory originally included all of what are now Idaho and Montana, as well as most of Wyoming.

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