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Hailey
Blaine County, Idaho

ZipCodes
83333

Motto
Idaho's Hometown in the Mountains!



Page Contents for Hailey, Idaho

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
The population of Hailey is approximately 6,200 2000, 7960 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,480 1990, 3065 2010.
The amount of land area in Hailey is 6.598 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hailey to Washington DC is 2071 miles.
The distance to the Idaho state capital is 102 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hailey is positioned 43.51 degrees north of the equator and 114.29 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hailey elevation is 5,330 feet above sea level.
Hailey average annual precipitation is 16.2 inches peryear.
Hailey average annual snowfall is 78.2 inches per year.
Hailey average annual humidity is 30
The average low temperature is winter 8.3 degrees F.
The average high temperature is summer 84.9 degrees F.

Location

On Hwy 75 south of the Sun Valley Ski Resort in central Idaho. Hailey is about 11 miles south of Ketchum and Twin Falls is about 75 miles south. It is in the valley of the Big Wood River. Here is a map page for Hailey.
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Climate


mountain desert. Summer months feature low humidity and comfortable temperatures. Snow and rain falls mainly in January, February and December. See this page for more weather information.
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History & History Related Items

Hailey was named for John Hailey, who laid out the town in 1881. He had been part of the Boise Basin Gold Rush in 1862. His fortune allowed him to begin a stage and freight line. The mining in the area was mostly over by the late 1890's. Always a progressive community, Hailey was the first town in Idaho to have an electric power plant. They were also the first to have a telephone exchange in Idaho.
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Attractions

Ketchum Zoo
126 Grace Dr-Deer Creek
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-4113

Blaine County Historical Museum
N Main St
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-4185

Hailey Rodeo and Fireworks
Organized by the Sawtooth Rangers Riding Club, the Hailey Rodeo and Fireworks display is the culmination of the town's Fourth of July celebration. Spectators will see authentic Western rodeo events, such as bronco riding, bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, and barrel racing. The rodeo begins at 7:00 p.m. It is followed around 10:20 by a spectacular display of Independence Day fireworks.

Northern Rockies Folk Festival
Held each year in August!

NOTED NOTABLES
Ezra Pound, the world-famous poet, was born in Hailey in 1885. He left Idaho at the age of 18 months
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Hailey City Government

City of Hailey
115 Main Street South, Suite H
Hailey, Idaho 83333
Phone: 208-788-4221

Hailey is the county seat for Blaine County.




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Blaine County Commissioners
206 1st Ave S
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-5500

Hailey Chamber

Hailey Chamber Of Commerce
14 W Bullion
P.O. Box 100
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-2700
Email

Hailey Chamber Visitors Center is open Monday thru Friday 10-5 and provides current information on business, events, lodging and dining in Hailey, Idaho and the Wood River Valley

Hailey Community Events

Annual Events in Hailey.

Hailey Organizations

Hailey Chamber Of Commerce
14 W Bullion
P.O. Box 100
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-2700
Email

Hailey Chamber Visitors Center is open Monday thru Friday 10-5 and provides current information on business, events, lodging and dining in Hailey, Idaho and the Wood River Valley

Hailey Libraries

Hailey Public Library
7 W Croy St
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-2036

Hailey Schools

Wood River Senior High School
Home of the Wolverines
Wolverine Lane
950 Fox Acres Rd
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-578-5020
Fax: 208-578-5120


Hailey Elementary School
520 1st Ave S
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-788-3091
Fax: 208-788-2183


Blaine County School District
118 W. Bullion St.
Hailey, ID 83333
Phone: 208-578-5000
Fax: 208-578-5110 Hailey

Miscellany

The population of Hailey was:
1980 - 2,109
1990 - 3,687
1994 - 4,252
2000 - 6,200

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