Vital Statistics about Grace

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GRACE AREA INFORMATION

MAIN AREA INDUSTRY:  This includes farming, including beef, dairy, potatoes, grain and hay.  In addition, we have phosphate mining and manufacturing.

WATER and SEWER:  The City of Grace has tapped into a number of springs in the nearby mountains.  in addition, they have two large capacity wells to supplement the springs during dry seasons.  They also have a modern Sewage Disposal Plant that has a capacity to handle a much larger population than is presently being served.

GARBAGE COLLECTION:  The City of Grace supplies large plastic garbage containers to each household or business.  Weekly, the city crews empty the containers into a city owned automated garbage  truck where the refuse is taken to a suitable disposal site.

HOUSING:  A variety of housing is available including both newer and older homes.  Housing costs are  relatively low compared to other areas.  Many excellent tradesman are available for building or remodeling.  A new subdivision, Burton Canyon Estates, has 22 lots developed for construction of new homes.

NEWSPAPERS: Caribou County Sun (Weekly)

Idaho State Journal (Daily)

LIBRARY:  Grace Library - 204 S. Main in Grace - 425-3695

cityparktmRECREATION:Softball/baseball - 3 Ball fields adjacent to high school 

City Park - has playground, toilet facilities, sewage dump, firepit and covered picnic area.

 

County Fairgrounds - County Fair and Rodeo is held the first week in August.

Bowling - Geyser Bowl in Soda Springs - 547-2695

Movies - Idanha Theater in Soda Springs - 547-3282

Boating and Water Skiing - Alexander, Blackfoot and Chesterfield Reservoirs

SWIMMING: (direction from Grace)

Lava Hot Springs 776-5221 20 miles W

Riverdale Resort 852-0266 25 miles S

Downata Hot Springs 897-5736 40 miles SW

GOLF: (direction from Grace)

Central Links 425-323 35 miles W

Oregon Trail Country Club 547-2204 10 miles NE

Thunder Canyon Golf  776-5048 25 miles W

Montpelier Golf Course 847-1981 40 miles SE

Preston Golf Course 852-2408 36  miles S

 

AREA VITAL STATISTICS

 

POPULATION (est):City of Grace l000

Caribou County 7500

ELEVATION:  5606t

PARK and RECREATION AREAS:

Yellowstone Park        l80 miles N. of Grace

Grand Teton Natl Park   l30 miles N. of Grace

Jackson Hole, Wyoming   l20 miles N. of Grace

Sun Valley                5 hours from Grace

Sawtooth Natl Forest      4 hours from Grace

 

NEARBY LAKES and RESERVOIRS:

Alexander Reservoir        7 miles NE of Grace

Chesterfield Reservoir     30 miles NW of Grace

24 Mile Reservoir           30 miles NW of Grace

Bear Lake                  75 miles SE of Grace

Blackfoot Reservoir        30 miles NE of Grace

Palisades Reservoir       90 miles N of Grace

Oneida Reservoir 20 Miles S of Grace

 

NEAREST RIVERS and STREAMS:

Blackfoot River           30 miles NE of Grace

Bear River              Adjacent to Grace

Trout Creek                l0 miles S of Grace

Whiskey Creek               8 miles S of Grace

Williams Creek            l5 miles S of Grace

Cottonwood Creek        35 miles SW of Grace

Snake River             l00-l50 miles N - Grace

Salmon River            250 miles NW- Grace

 

AIRPORTS:

Nearest Airport:          Soda Springs (l2 miles)

Nearest Regional Airport: Pocatello (60 miles)

Nearest International Airport: Salt Lake City (l53 mi)

 

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS:

Utah Jazz (Basketball) Salt Lake City l50 miles

Salt Lake Buzz (Baseball) Salt Lake City l50 miles

Grizzlies (Hockey) Salt Lake City 150 miles

 

COLLEGES and UNIVERSITIES:

Idaho State University, Pocatello, Id  55 miles

Utah State University, Logan, Ut  70 miles

BYU Idaho, Rexburg, Id 120 miles

Weber State University, Ogden, Ut l00 miles

University of Utah, Salt Lake City l55 miles

Brigham Young Univ., Provo, Ut  200 miles

University of Idaho, Moscow, Id 600 miles

Boise State University, Boise, Id 290 miles

College of S. Idaho, Twin Falls, Id 190 Miles

 

LARGEST EMPLOYERS:

NAME                            SERVICE          EMPLOYEES

School District # 148     Education                      100

Heritage Safe Co.       Gun Safe Manufacture        75

Pete's Ag                    Fertilizer/Chemical Sales  13

Custom Heating          Plumbing/Heating             10

Cowboy Auto              Automotive repair/parts        6

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