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FACT: Idaho has the lowest crime rate

Idaho’s People & Places

--According to FBI statistics, Idaho has the lowest crime rate in the west.

--Idaho has five Native American tribes: Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai, Nez Perce, Shoshone-Bannock and Shoshone-Paiute.

--Television was invented in Rigby, Idaho, by Philo Farnsworth.

--Boise hosts the largest Basque population in America.

--Oakley has more 19th century homes per capita than any other town in Idaho.

--The Statehouse in Boise is geothermally heated from underground hot springs.

--The Perine Bridge in Twin Falls is the only man-made structure in the United States where base jumping is allowed year-round without a permit.


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