Introduction to Chubbuck, Idaho
Chubbuck, Idaho, in Bannock county, is located 3 miles N of Pocatello, Idaho (center to center) and is 446 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city is located in the Pocatello metropolitan area. There are approximately 9,700 people in Chubbuck.
In the early 1800s, hunters and trappers visited the Chubbuck area for trading with the Indians. The first settlers were the Bannock and Shoshone Indians. John C. Fremont came to the area in 1843 and found it to be appropriate for agriculture. The city got its name from a railroad conductor called Earl Chubbuck. Formerly, it was called Chubbuck Beet Run, and later shortened to Chubbuck Siding. Eventually the city came to be known as Chubbuck.
Chubbuck and nearby Attractions
- Pine Ridge Mall
- Stuart Park
- Idaho Museum of Natural History
- Fort Hall
Things To Do In Chubbuck
Tourists in Chubbuck city can visit the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Fort Hall for their rich historical significance. Also, the Stuart Park offers a variety of recreational facilities that attract all the residents of the city. Tourists also find the Pine Ridge Mall to be a wonderful destination for shopping as well as hanging out.
Pocatello Regional Airport is the nearest airport.
Chubbuck Higher Education
Higher education facilities are offered by Idaho State University, Utah State University, Ricks College, and Weber State University.