Located in south-central Idaho, the city of Jerome is surrounded
by a burgeoning agricultural countryside, with purple mountains
to the north and the Majestic Snake River Canyon to the South.
Jerome is the seat of Jerome County and the center of a large Carey
Act irrigation project. The town was established in 1907 by the
Kuhn Brothers, as part of the North Side Twin Falls Canal Company.
It takes its name from Jerome Hill, one of the investors in the
project, and a brother-in-law of W.S. Kuhn. The city of Jerome
became a municipal corporation on March 24, 1919.
The city of Jerome is the economic center of Jerome County. Farming
and Agricultural related industries still dominate the economy
of Jerome, but the city is broadening its economic base in the
service sector, manufacturing and retail trade. Jerome's downtown
serves as a civic and retail center.
Jerome is in an advantageous position, having a
relatively compact city center, a diversifying economy, and attractive
Jerome has a rich architectural
heritage which is evident in the city's downtown, handsome homes,
and numerous lava
Come and find out more about Jerome where we believe “Today’s
decisions and actions create tomorrow’s opportunities.”