Mining activity near Atlanta preceded its establishment as a mining community.
The John Stanley party discovered gold on the nearby Yuba River on July 20, 1864, just two days prior to the battle back in Georgia.
In addition, Idaho is one of only two places in the world where star garnets can be found in any significant quantities, the other being India.
Idaho is sometimes called the \Potato State\ owing to its popular and widely distributed crop.
They camped there until the 1930s, asking for food from the residents.
An emigrant massacre happened at the mouth of four Mile Canyon.The state motto is Esto Perpetua (Latin for \Let it be forever\ or \Let it endure forever\).Bennington was one of the camping places for Indians that came through the Bear Lake valley each year on their hunting and fishing trips.While land was purchased and held on to for years, most development of the community didn't occur until the early 2000s, when residents who had previously bought land in the area reached retirement age and built houses and manufactured homes to retire to.Local 7-digit landline phone numbers start with 894.Greencreek is 5.5 miles (8.9 km) northeast of Cottonwood. The Greencreek Community Hall has an elected board that serves to oversee the operations and maintenance of the facility.Greencreek does not have a post office, but has its own ZIP code 83533. It has received multiple upgrades from revenue generated from the Saint Anthony's Society and grants.Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County.It is the second-largest city in the northern Idaho region, behind Coeur d'Alene, and ninth-largest in the state.The network of dams and locks on the Columbia River and Snake River make the city of Lewiston the farthest inland seaport on the Pacific coast of the contiguous United States.Idaho's nickname is the \Gem State\, because nearly every known type of gemstone has been found there.