The city of Boise, also called "The City of Trees" was incorporated in 1864 and encompasses the following counties: Ada. Boise's government type is strong-mayor. It is comprised of the Boise City Council, Mayor, who is currently David H. Bieter.
Boise encompasses land area: 63.8 sq mi (165 km2), water area: 0.2 sq mi (1 km2). The elevation is 2,730 ft (850 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 205,671. This equates to a population density of 3,169.25/sq mi (1,227.8/km2). The local time zone is Mountain Standard Time (UTC-7).
Zip codes in Boise include 83701-83799. Local area codes are 208. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.cityofboise.org.