1600 North Whitley Drive
Fruitland, ID 83619
Phone: (208) 452-3744
The “Big Apple of Idaho” fits Fruitland perfectly, because this city is well known for its lovely apple orchards and top agricultural production. With a population of around 5,000, Fruitland is a rural paradise nestled within Treasure Valley. Within 50 miles of Boise, Fruitland is an ideal place to live for anyone seeking the country lifestyle while staying close to bigger cities.
While the city stays close to its agricultural roots, Fruitland is excited about its recent growth and its ability to attract new businesses. Easy commutes and low real estate prices has put Fruitland on the map as one of Idaho’s fastest growing cities. It’s an active community that is growing, and city leaders are making sure that the growth is controlled and ultimately beneficial to the community. The Fruitland Chamber of Commerce has more than 50 member businesses and adding more each year.
Residents of Fruitland have plenty of opportunities for entertainment and recreation. The downtown area has seen some significant revitalization and there are plenty of shops, restaurants and historic buildings. The Four Rivers Cultural Center, just a few miles away in Ontario, Oregon, pays tribute to the various cultures and people that have populated the area. Of course, being close to larger cities like Ontario and Boise means that Fruitland residents can participate in urban attractions whenever they want, then return home to their very own peaceful town.
Outdoor living is important to residents of Fruitland, and the city provides several parks for year-round enjoyment, including Swire Park, Crestview Park, Fruitland Community Park and Mesa Park, which has plenty of sports fields and courts where the Payette County Recreation District organizes youth and adult sports leagues. Nearby recreational hot spots include Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, x and x. Fishing, camping and hunting in Western Treasure Valley is always popular and the Brundage Mountain Resort is extremely close for both winter skiing and summer mountain biking.
The schools in Fruitland are top-rated and are managed by the Fruitland School District. Fruitland High school is one of three in Payette County and is a Class 3A for athletics. While there are no higher education facilities in this small Idaho town, the proximity to other cities with colleges and universities means that residents don’t have to go far to further their education.
The neighborhoods in Fruitland are just what you would expect-quiet and peaceful with friendly neighbors and a range of affordable housing options. Low crime, good schools and an easy commute attract newcomers to this hidden paradise. For anyone looking for the real treasure in Treasure Valley, Fruitland blends education, safety, scenery, and community spirit together so that residents continue to enjoy an excellent standard of living here.