Community Description Ada County

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Running head: HAT TASK 1 1 Hat Task 1 Mikel Waner WGU HAT TASK 1 2 Ada County Idaho Community Description Ada County is located in the Southwest corner of Idaho consisting of five cities, Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna and Garden City. It has the largest population of Idaho of 300,904. Ada County was established in 1864, and was named after the first born of one of the co-founders H.C. Riggs (Ada County 2012). Boise is the home of the state capital. Majority of crops grown are potatoes, sugar beets, corn, and wheat. Average farm size is 157 acres; with average product sold $89,246 (city-data 2010). Ada county has many recreational opportunities with large parks, mountainous surroundings, and multiple bodies of water from lakes to rivers and streams. The agricultural fields and homes are watered via 466 miles of waterways for irrigation. The climate is mild with four seasons. Ada County has three large employers, Micron, St Luke’s Regional Hospital and St Alphonsus Hospital; it is also home of Boise State University, along with many technical schools such as ITT Tech, Mackey Brown, and Milan institute.…show more content…
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