Things You Might Not Know About Idaho Even Though You Live Here
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I’ve lived in Idaho most my life…born in Moscow, raised in and around Genesee and Nezperce and have lived in Boise for over 20 years, but even I didn’t know about some of these amazing facts about Idaho..did you?
We all know Idaho is known for potatoes, but did you know that Idaho supplies 1/3 of the supply of potatoes to the US. Yep, so doesn’t matter if you’re in a restaurant in Texas..California or North Dakota, there’s a good chance your spud came from Idaho.
If you like beer, you may be drinking Idaho beer…the largest hops field in the world is located in Idaho, so if you drink beer made by Anheuser Bush, there’s a fairly good chance you might be drinking Idaho Hops in that beer.
Did you know that you can see four different states at one time from a certain point in our state…..
Idaho is also the only state that has never had a foreign country’s flag flown over it.
Idaho has the furthest inland seaport in the nation in Lewiston.
At one time, Idaho City was the largest city in the Northwest…with a population larger even than Seattle and Portland
Idaho was once larger than Oregon and Washington combined
The Longest boardwalk in the world I located in Coeur d’Alene
America’s longest gondola is her in Idaho
The longest main street in the world is in Idaho
Idaho has not just the deepest canyon in North America but it’s also home to the 2nd deepest canyon in North America too
Here are some other things you might not know about Idaho, thanks to onlyinyourstate.com