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Idaho Idaho
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Important Dates in Idaho
Important 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.
Facts and Figures
Facts 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).
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