Bingham County, located in southeast Idaho, is the seventh most populous county in Idaho with 45,607 residents. Blackfoot is the county seat and is located approximately 25 miles south of Idaho Falls and 25 miles north of Pocatello.
The total land area of Bingham County is 1,340,672 acres (2,183 square miles), of which 230,000 acres are within the boundaries of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in the southern part of the county.
The frost-free growing season lasts about 105 days (June 1 – September 15). The average precipitation is about 11 inches.
Idaho leads the nation in potato production, with Bingham County being the highest potato producing county and the 4th highest producer nationally. Agriculture and food processing are the predominant industries.