Buhl, Idaho – Trout Capital of the World

Click the Infographic link below to view or download GIS Planning / Idaho Gem State Prospector Community Profile for:
City of Buhl, ID Community Profile (Infographic)

The screenshot below shows how easy and intuitive it is for users to select the sections of interest in a community profile. The top arrow shows the different sections, and the bottom arrow shows where users can click on the three horizontal dots to download sections as PNG images. This sample image of Pittsburgh, PA isn’t ‘active’. Please click the link above to redirect to the Community Profile where you can interact with the data, view, download and more.

infograph1


hex1Buhl was founded on April 17, 1906. It was named for Frank H. Buhl of Sharon, Pennsylvania, a major investor in a Carey Act project known as the Twin Falls South Side project, which introduced large-scale irrigation to the Magic Valley in the early 20th Century.

Buhl is a city located on the old Oregon Trail in the western half of Twin Falls County in Idaho. The population was 4,122 at the 2010 census, up from 3,985 in 2000.
buhlUS Highway 30 passes through Buhl, along the scenic Thousand Springs Scenic Byway from Twin Falls to Bliss, Idaho. Known as the “Trout Capital of the World,” Buhl boasts numerous hatcheries in the immediate surrounding area, which produce a majority of the rainbow consumed in the United States.  Clear Springs Foods, located just north of Buhl, processes over 20 million pounds of rainbow trout each year, making it the world’s largest producer.

SIRD Video Library for Buhl, ID:

Other Buhl Area Videos:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s