There is 1 Military Base in Idaho.
Mountain Home Air Force Base is located in the City of Mountain Home, Idaho. It is located approximately 50 miles from Boise, Idaho and 90 miles away from Twin Falls, Idaho. Standing approximately 3,000 feet above sea level, Mountain Home Air Force Base earned its name honestly. It is the home of the 366th Fighter Wing, which is also known as the "Gunfighters."
Military Installations in ID
The capital of Idaho is Boise and the Mountain Home Air Force Base is the only military base located in the state. Of course, it has a sales tax rate of 6 percent, a rate of 6 percent for unemployment and it ranks 33 out of 50 for education in the nation.
Famous Sons and Daughters
Idaho is known as the birth place of Lillian Disney who married Walt Disney and Sarah Palin who was the former governor of Alaska which ran as the Vice Presidential candidate during the 2008 Presidential elections.
History of Idaho
However, Idaho is probably best known for growing potatoes. This is because it is one of the largest producers of potatoes in The United States. Important industries in Idaho include farming, mining, logging and manufacturing. Idaho was first discovered in 1805 by the famous expedition of Lewis and Clark while they were exploring the Louisiana Purchase.
Fun Things to Do
The Nez Perce National Historical Park and part of the Yellow Stone National Park are located in the state of Idaho. This is what makes Idaho a paradise for outdoor enthusiast with lots of hiking, camping, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, white water rafting, and snowmobiling. However, it is the zip lines which give a unique bird’s eye view of this amazing landscape.