ⓘ Smiths Ferry, Idaho

                                     

ⓘ Smiths Ferry, Idaho

Smiths Ferry is a census-designated place in Valley County, Idaho, United States. Its population was 75 as of the 2010 census. Situated where the North Fork of the Payette River briefly calms and widens, its elevation is 4.554 feet above sea level.

Ferry on the river was established by Clinton Meyers in 1887 for the transportation of livestock to summer pastures in the round and long valleys across the river. Also popular with freighters, the ferry was sold to Meyer Jim Smith in 1891, hence the name Smiths ferry.