ⓘ Picabo, Idaho

                                     

ⓘ Picabo, Idaho

Picabo is located along U.S. Route 20, about 6 miles 9.7 km west of Carey, 19 miles 31 km southeast of Hailey, and 31 miles 50 km northeast of Shoshone. It has a gas station, country store, post office, and a small airport. The community is surrounded by large ranches and irrigated fields. The 2000 United States census for this ZIP Code shows a population of 128 in 56 housing units in 104 km 2 40 square miles.

Picabo is located about 56 miles 90 km to the North of the snake river on the North Bank of the snake river plain, a topographic depression, which covers the basin and mountain structures of a series of southern Idaho. The nearest flowing stream is Silver Creek, a scenic spring river tributary Small wood, which is the main source of irrigation water for Eastern blaine County. Pristine silver Creek is known among fisherman, and was a favorite of Ernest Hemingway, who enjoyed hunting and fishing along the Creek with local rancher Bud Purdy.