About Nampa


We take pride in our local food, places, history, landscape and businesses.

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Nampa is located about 20 miles west of Boise along Interstate 84. Nampa is a principal city of the Boise-Nampa Metro area (Idaho's largest metropolitan area), and is centrally and ideally located to reach all western U.S. markets.

Nampa is known for its successful food processing, agribusiness and manufacturing companies, but also has attracted a large mix of retail and restaurants. The City of Nampa's targeted industries of food processing, agribusiness, technology and manufacturing continue to flourish. Back office/shared services, recreation technology and healthcare are industries that are emerging quickly.

The city is located just 400 miles from the seaport terminal of Portland, OR, and 360 miles Northwest of Salt Lake City, UT. Nampa's central location allows a market reach to over 66 million consumers within a 750-mile radius. The Boise airport is located less than 20 minutes from Nampa and handles more than 3 million travelers each year.

Livable, Connected Community That Brings People Together.

In Nampa, you will do more than live and work, you will thrive in an environment rich in endless natural beauty, local history, culture and economic well-being. From excellent health care facilities to cultural institutions, vibrant public spaces to nature and recreational opportunities - Nampa has the key factors for a great quality of life.  


Many successful world-class companies have chosen to locate in Nampa. This includes companies like Amalgamated Sugar, Plexus Corporation, Great American Snacks, Woodgrain Millwork, Fleetwood Homes, Union Pacific Systems, Sorrento-Lactalis, Materne North America, Mission Aviation Fellowship, ON Semiconductor, Heartland RV and many more.

Passionate About Education

An outstanding selection of K-12 education opportunities exist within our community, along with a plethora of post-secondary educational offerings, including Boise State University, Northwest Nazarene University and the College of Western Idaho provide new and growing companies access to training opportunities, not to mention a large pool of trained employees in the Boise Valley.

To view or download our 2019 Community Profile, please click here or on the below photo.

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So...WHY Nampa?

  • AFFORDABILITY - Low Business Costs and low cost of Living
  • FRIENDLY BUSINESS CLIMATE - Fast permitting, competitive fees, and a very welcoming staff
  • WORKFORCE - Young, talented and growing
  • UNBEATABLE QUALITY OF LIFE - Everything you want and need in a big city minus the big city feel
  • EXCELLENT EDUCATION - This area has more than 14 institutions of higher education
  • DEDICATED TEAM - An Economic Development Team that puts you #1.

Nampa truly stands out from the other mid-sized metro areas...but don't take our word for it. 
See what others are saying and come experience it for yourself.