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Blue book ch. 6
|How many counties are there in Idaho?
|On what date was Ada County established?
|December 22, 1864
|Name the County Seat of Ada County
|How did Ada County get its name?
|It was named for the first white child born in the area, the daughter of H.C. Riggs who was one of the county's founders
|In what year did Boise become the capital of Idaho?
|What is the geographic size of Ada County?
|1,060 square miles
|What is the population of Ada County?
|On what date was Canyon County established?
|February 6, 1917
|Name the County Seat of Canyon county.
|For what is Canyon County named?
|Either the canyon of the Boise river near Caldwell, or the Snake river Canyon which forms a natural boundary for the county.
|What is the geographic size of Canyon County?
|603 square miles
|What is the population of Canyon County?
|Why do we only study Ada and Canyon counties for the History Bee?
|All of the West Ada School District attendance zones are located in these two counties.