ⓘ Lowman, Idaho


ⓘ Lowman, Idaho

Lowman is a small unincorporated rural census-designated place in the western United States, located in Boise County, Idaho. It is nestled along the north bank of the South Fork of the Payette River in the central part of the state, at an elevation of 3.800 feet above sea level. As of the 2010 census, its population was 42.

Eighty miles 130 km from Boise on state highway 21, in the "Pine Scenic byway," Lowman is located at the junction with the "banks-Lowman highway", currently assigned to the highway 2512A. It is the "national Park Scenic byway," he lowered vertically 1.000 feet 300 m from the turbulent South fork to confluence with its North fork at banks, from the intersection with highway 55, in the "Payette river Scenic byway."

Highway "to heaven" trail, stretching more than 150 miles 240 km from Idahos capital city, Boise is the only mountain passage in the West that begins from a major city. The trail winds from 8th street in Boise and climbs the Boise river, past the lucky Peak Dam. Sagebrush gives way to soft pine slopes leading to historic Idaho city, and then at the summit of mores Creek 6.117 feet 1.864 m and switched back to Lowman. The route then climbs with the South Fork of the Payette river and on the summit banner on 7.056 ft 2.151 m Stanley, where it connects with highway 75 and the arms of the blades.

The community was named after settler, Nathaniel Winfield Lowman, of the Polk County, Iowa, who settled there in 1907.

Lowman in a geothermal active region. Natural hot surface springs in the middle of the community, as well as in many other places in the surrounding mountains.

Lowman different one-room schools, one of only a couple hundred still in use in the United States.

Destructive forest fire ravaged terrain around Lowman 31 years ago, in 1989, he destroyed 45.000 acres 180 km 2 and 26 of the structures, but no injuries or loss of life.

Lowman area of 2.078 square miles 5.38 km 2, 2.039 square miles of 5.28 km 2 of Land, and 0.039 square miles 0.10 km 2 water.