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City of Idaho Falls
City
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Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonneville
Founded 1864
Incorporated 1891
Area
 • City 17.4 sq mi (45.0 km2)
 • Land 17.1 sq mi (44.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 4,705 ft (1,434 m)
Population (as of 2008)
 • City 57,133
 • Density 2,972.2/sq mi (447.2/km2)
 • Metro 119,980
Time zone Mountain (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) Mountain (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-39700
GNIS feature ID 0396684
Website www.ci.idaho-falls.id.us

Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population of Idaho Falls was 56,813, with a metro population of 136,108. As of 2016, the population was estimated at 60,211.

Idaho Falls is the principal city of the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Idaho Falls-Blackfoot, Idaho Combined Statistical Area and is the state's largest city outside the Boise metropolitan area and is the third-largest metro area behind Boise City-Nampa and Coeur d'Alene, which is adjacent to the larger Spokane metropolitan area.

Idaho Falls serves as a hub to all of eastern Idaho and much of western Wyoming. The area is served by the Idaho Falls Regional Airport and is home to the Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team, and the Idaho Mustangs, a semi-professional football team that plays in the Rocky Mountain Football League.

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