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Jerome is a small city located near Twin Falls, Idaho in the south-central part of the state. The population was 7,780 people as of the 2000 census. The town serves as the county seat for Jerome County, which is surrounded by rural, agricultural countryside. The Snake River Canyon is to the south of town and mountains to the north. The town was established in 1907 by the Kuhn Brothers, as part of the North Side Twin Falls Canal Company. Its name came from Jerome Hill, one of the investors in the project. The town of Jerome became a municipal corporation on March 24, 1919. The town continues to be the economic center for Jerome County and farming and agricultural related industries dominate the economy. The town has a busy downtown retail center and contains many stately homes and numerous lava rock structures. Jerome is situated in the heart of a very scenic area. Attractions include the beautiful Snake River Canyon, the Idaho Farm and Ranch Museum and the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument. The Snake River Canyon is a large canyon formed by the Snake River in the Magic Valley region. The beautiful Perrine Bridge is a four-lane bridge that crosses the canyon at Twin Falls near Jerome.

Surrounding areas: Twin Falls, Idaho (11.7 mi)

Jerome Vacation Rentals




Jerome Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Sawtooth Inn3057 S LincolnJerome, ID (800) 528-1234
Crest Motel2983 S LincolnJerome, ID (208) 324-2670
Days Inn Jerome/Twin Falls1200 Centennial SpurJerome, ID (208) 324-6400
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1910 Fillmore St NTwin Falls, ID9.4 mi.(208) 732-6001
Best Western Apollo Motor Inn296 Addison Ave WTwin Falls, ID11.2 mi.(208) 733-2010
Ameritel Inn1377 Blue LKS Blvd NTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 736-8000
Comfort Inn Twin Falls1893 Cyn SPGS RdTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 734-7494
Motel 61472 Blue LKS NTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 734-3993
Red Lion Canyon Springs - Twin Falls1357 Blue LKS Blvd NTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 734-5000
Shilo Inn1586 N Blue LKS BlvdTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 733-7545
Super 8 Motel1260 Blue LKS Blvd NTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 734-5801
Weston Plaza Hotel & Convention Center1350 Blue LKS Blvd NTwin Falls, ID11.5 mi.(208) 733-0650
Aa Motel1906 Kimberly RdTwin Falls, ID12.6 mi.(208) 733-9240
Hagerman Valley InnHagerman, ID20.2 mi.(208) 837-6196
Hagerman Valley Inn610 S State StHagerman, ID20.3 mi.(208) 837-6196

Jerome Weather & Climate

South Central Idaho has a four-season climate that is classified as semi-arid. Temperatures can range from very cold in the winter to very warm in the summer. Snowfall is moderate in the central and south plains with much more accumulation in the mountains. Precipitation in the south averages just 13 inches per year, compared to over 30 inches in the north regions of the state. Humidity is relatively low throughout the state. Occasionally, moisture-laden air from the south produces thunderstorms in spring and summer, especially in the south/southeastern part of the state.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 35°F 18°F 1.40 in. -
February 42°F 22°F 1.07 in. -
March 52°F 27°F 1.28 in. -
April 61°F 33°F 0.86 in. -
May 70°F 41°F 1.14 in. -
June 81°F 48°F 0.76 in. -
July 90°F 54°F 0.22 in. -
August 89°F 53°F 0.27 in. -
September 78°F 44°F 0.49 in. -
October 65°F 35°F 0.77 in. -
November 47°F 25°F 1.29 in. -
December 36°F 18°F 1.23 in. -

Jerome Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Jerome County airport (JER) located about 3 miles east of Jerome, Joslin Field Magic Valley Regional airport (TWF) located approximately 16 miles south of Jerome in Twin Falls, Idaho, Jackpot Hayden Field (06U) located roughly 52 miles south of Jerome in Jackpot, Nevada, the Friedman Memorial airport (SUN) located around 55 miles north of Jerome in Hailey, Idaho, and finally the Mountain Home Municipal airport (U76) located about 67 miles northwest of Jerome in Mountain Home, Idaho.

Jerome Attractions

 
Golf Courses
Jerome Country ClubJeromeID 
Candleridge Golf CourseTwin FallsID11.7 mi.
Canyon Springs Golf CourseTwin FallsID11.7 mi.
Twin Falls Municipal Golf CourseTwin FallsID11.7 mi.
Clear Lake Country ClubBuhlID13.7 mi.
Pleasant Valley Golf CourseKimberlyID15.6 mi.
Gooding Golf CourseGoodingID17.2 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Sun ValleySun ValleyID67.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Malad Gorge State ParkID19.3 mi. 
Malad Gorge State ParkID19.9 mi. 
Balanced Rock State ParkID25.4 mi. 
 
Museums
Herrett Center for Arts and ScienceTwin FallsID11.5 mi.(History)


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