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Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
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.
Parma average annual precipitation is 11.7 inches peryear.
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.


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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seasonal. Here is a weather page for Parma.
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History & History Related Items

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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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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Parma City Government

Parma City Hall
305 N. 3rd St.
Parma, Idaho 83660
Phone: 208-722-5138
Fax: 208-722-5411

Parma Chamber

Parma Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1030
Parma, Idaho 83660
Phone: 208-722-5210

Parma Organizations

Parma Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1030
Parma, Idaho 83660
Phone: 208-722-5210

Parma Libraries

Parma City Library
121 N. 3rd St.
Parma, Idaho 83660-5725
Phone: 208-722-6605

Parma Schools

Parma Elementary School
607 E. McConnell Ave. Phone: 208-722-6344

Parma Middle School
905 E. McConnell Ave.
Parma, Idaho 83660-5613
Phone: 208-722-6311

Parma High School
908 N. 8th St.
Parma, Idaho 83660-5652
Phone: 208-722-6351 or 208-722-6116

Parma Superintendent's Office
908 N. 8th St.
Parma, Idaho 83660-5652
Phone: 208-722-5115 Parma


The population of Parma was:
1990 - 1,597
2000 - 1,771

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