Location, Location, Location
South Central Idaho consists of eight diverse counties: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka and Twin Falls.
The regional population grew 14.4 percent over the last decade to 185,790. The largest county is Twin Falls, which grew at 20.1 percent to 77,230, an increase of almost 13,000.
Recreation opportunities are abundant from world famous ski resorts to golf courses cradled in the Snake River Canyon. There is hunting, fishing, Class IV white water rafting, base jumping and rock climbing.
The College of Southern Idaho custom designs reasonably priced educational and training programs based on projected needs of area employers and students. It has satellite campuses throughout the region.
Major industries include plastics and box manufacturing, tourism, milk and dairy product manufacturing and a myriad agricultural enterprises.