Virtual Tour – Video

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Business and Industry

A wide range of business and industry has found Power County to be a great place to call home - from a plant for one of the largest agricultural companies in the world to smaller manufacturers. Most recently, Magnolia Nitrogen Idaho LLC (“Magnida”) chose to locate its natural gas plant in Power … [Read more...]

Power County Information and Statistics

County Highlights Power County’s total population in 2006 was 7,914. The 2003 self-employment rate was 21.0% compared to 22.8% for Idaho and 17.9% for the US. In 2003, the median household income was $34,961. Power County’s average annual unemployment rate was 6.1% in … [Read more...]

Power County Today and the Future

Power County was aptly named.  As far back as 100 years ago people recognized the potential. Interstate 86 is the major arterial through the county and state highways 37 and 39 serve as minor arterials. Power County is the crossroads for the western transmission corridor, the north-south gas, oil … [Read more...]


Power County is situated in the heart of the Snake River Plain. The river offers some of the best trout fishing in the State and is also home to sturgeon and bass. With the abundance of waterfowl the area is well known for its seasonal duck and goose hunting. For wildlife enthusiasts who prefer … [Read more...]

Background and History

Power County was established in 1913. American Falls is the county seat with a population of approximately 4400. Total area of the county is 1,411 square miles, or 903,040 acres. Federal and State lands comprise approximately 33% of the county that is dominated by expanses of flat plains and two … [Read more...]