Introduction to Eagle, Idaho
Eagle, Idaho, in Ada county, is located 9 miles NW of Boise, Idaho (center to center) and 335 miles E of Portland, Oregon. The city is located in the Boise City metropolitan area. Eagle has a population of approximately 11,085.
Eagle is located in the Ada Conty, which was founded in 1864. Idaho Territorial Legislature created the county. It was named in honor of Ada Riggs, who was the first child to be born in this area, daughter of H. C. Riggs, who was a co-founder of Boise. Ada county is the largest county of the state in terms of population.
Eagle and nearby Attractions
- Inspire International Inc - Horticulture Therapy and Education Center
- Great American Family Parks
- Boise Art Museum
- Idaho Military History Museum
- Eagle Island State Park
Things To Do In Eagle
Tourists visiting the city of Eagle can be at the Eagle Island State Park and enjoy swimming. It is also ideal for picnics. The museums that can be visited include the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, Boise Art Museum, and the Idaho State Historical Museum. One can also visit the Great American Family Parks. Inspire International Inc - Horticulture Therapy and Education Center is another major attraction of the city of Eagle.
Boise Air Terminal/ Gowen Field offers air transportation facility to Eagle city.
Eagle Higher Education
Residents of Eagle city can avail higher education through Boise State University, Eastern Oregon University, College of Southern Idaho, and Lewis - Clark State College.