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 healthcare facilities to cultural institutions, vibrant public spaces to nature and recreational opportunities - Nampa has the key factors for a great quality of life. This city offers the amenities of a big city, the authentic charm of a small town, but with big-time fun and activities for all ages.
Located just minutes from Boise, Nampa brings metropolitan amenities together with a relaxed pace of life and true sense of community spirit. It is known for its successful food processing, agribusiness and manufacturing companies, but also has attracted a large mix of retail and restaurant. That is why so many successful world-class companies from many industries have chosen to locate in Nampa.
You’ll also find the Ford Idaho Center and Horse Park, one of the largest indoor arenas in the state with a horse park that attracts dozens of regional and National horse shows. There are many opportunities for entertainment and cultural attractions throughout our community. As a City, we are proud of our continuous investments in our parks, pathways, and our Downtown.
Everywhere in Nampa one sees the fruits of volunteerism. Community members helped build the city's Ridgecrest Golf Course, the magnificent Nampa Recreation Center, the Salvation Army Community Family Shelter, various parks, schools and churches. The community rallies when schools need to be built, houses painted or leaves picked up. "Nampans have a selfless and collaborative way of getting things done."
An enormous amount of time, money and energy goes into providing Nampa's youth with a rich childhood. Its schools, library, Boys and Girls Club and numerous non-profit community events and agencies all give young people opportunities to grow. Hundreds of families create and maintain numerous festivals that bring joy to the community.