Updated: Feb 9, 2020
Pocatello, Chubbuck and Blackfoot are located in Southeast Idaho. This is a unique area rich in history, education, agriculture, industry, tourism and recreation. These communities are located off Interstate 15 and Interstate 86 the crossroads to Salt Lake City, Boise, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Sun Valley and a multitude of other important destinations.
The Snake and Portneuf Rivers wind their way through this magnificent agricultural area. The high desert topography combined with irrigation provides for successful agricultural production. The agriculture industry plays a key role in the economic source of this region. Pocatello is home to Idaho State University, which provides an excellent educational base and extends the cultural awareness of the area. Nearby national forests offer an abundance of year round outdoor recreation, spectacular scenery and plentiful wildlife.
Entertainment is bountiful—with county fairs, rodeos, top-notch college and high school athletics, and a multitude of outdoor activities. A wide variety of fine entertainment and performing arts activities are presented by touring and local groups. Year round recreational activities are nonstop. Golf and tennis facilities are available in addition to year round swimming. One can enjoy fishing, hunting, skiing, and hiking or relax in one of many hot springs in the surrounding area.
With all this area has to offer, it is no wonder people are moving to these communities. Some move to this locale because they have been transferred by major corporations, others come for the quality of life and education, others come to live a less hectic life-style, some for the weather and four seasons, and others enjoy the close proximity to the metropolitan area of Salt Lake City and Boise. Professionals, retirees, and young families alike find this vicinity an ideal place to call home.