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Nampa, Idaho (U.S.)

Canyon County

Last modified: 2022-07-09 by rick wyatt
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[Flag of Nampa, Idaho] image by Masao Okazaki, 17 April 2021
based on image located by Valentin Poposki, 15 January 2008

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"Nampa is the largest city in Canyon County, Idaho, United States, and the second largest in the state. Only the capital city, Boise, is larger. As of the 2000 Census the population of Nampa was 51,867 (2006 estimate: 79,587).

Nampa is located about 20 miles west of Boise along Interstate 84. The city is considered part of the Boise metropolitan area.

Nobody knows for sure where Nampa got its name. The belief is that it came from a Native American word for moccasin. Native Americans stuffed their moccasins with sagebrush to keep warm, making a larger footprint." - from Wikipedia

A photo of the flag can be seen in Waymarking website.
Valentin Poposki, 15 January 2008

Recent photos show that the flag currently being used is the blue one on the Waymarking page. The blue background of the seal is moved to the back of the flag.
Masao Okazaki, 17 April 2021


[City seal] image located by Paul Bassinson, 5 July 2019

Paul Bassinson, 5 July 2019