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Smiths Ferry, Idaho

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Country  United States
County  Valley
GNIS feature ID  400096
Population  75 (2010)
State  Idaho
Time zone  Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
Elevation  1,388 m
Area code  208
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Area  5.203 km² (4.789 km² Land / 41 ha Water)

Smiths Ferry is a census-designated place in Valley County, Idaho, United States. Its population was 75 as of the 2010 census. Situated where the North Fork of the Payette River briefly calms and widens, its elevation is 4,554 feet (1,388 m) above sea level.

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Map of Smiths Ferry, ID 83611, USA

A ferry at the river was established by Clinton Meyers in 1887 to transport livestock to summer pasture in the Round and Long Valleys across the river. Also popular with freighters, the ferry was sold by Meyers to Jim Smith in 1891, hence the name Smith's Ferry.

Highway

  • - SH-55 to Boise (south) and McCall (north)
  • Smiths Ferry sits along State Highway 55, the primary north-south route out of Boise, It was designated the "Payette River Scenic Byway" in 1977.

    References

    Smiths Ferry, Idaho Wikipedia


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