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The Idaho state capital is Boise.

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The population of Parma is approximately 1,771 (2000), 1983 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 676 (2000), 710 (2010).

The amount of land area in Parma is 2.39 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Parma to Washington DC is 2217 miles. The distance to the Idaho state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Parma is positioned 43.78 degrees north of the equator and 116.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Parma location: about 38 miles from Boise in western Idaho. Nearby communities include Homedale, Wilder, Notus, Fruitland, Payette, Weiser, Caldwell, Nampa and Meridian, all in Idaho and also Nyssa, Vale and Ontario, all in Oregon.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Parma is seasonal. Here is a weather page for Parma.
Parma average annual precipitation is 11.7 inches per year.
Parma average annual snowfall is 21.6 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 22.6 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 90.6 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Parma history:

Old Fort Boise became the first civilized spot in the area in 1836. It became a major stop on the Oregon Trail. Some, attracted by the area, chose to stay and settle here. A railroad siding was build a few miles away in 1883 with a General store opening by Frank Fouch. He named the area Parma. The town was finally platted in 1890.

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Parma attractions:

Other Parma's in the United States are: Parma, Ohio, Parma, Missouri, Parma, Michigan, Parma, Idaho, and Parma, New York

Old Fort Boise replica.
This Hudson Bay Company Fort was built in 1836 at the confluence of the Boise and Snake Rivers. Old Fort Boise Days are held here each year in June.

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