FRUITLAND, IDAHO AREA INFORMATION
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Welcome to Fruitland,Idaho
”The Big Apple of Idaho”! No, it’s not a bustling metropolis - it’s Fruitland! A small community of just over 4,000, the original town site was 160 acres mostly planted with apple and prune orchards that give the city its name. Although Fruitland holds proudly to its agricultural heritage it has grown to include a diversity of new business and light industry.
Events and Education
Payette County Fair
Nearby New Plymouth is home to the annual Payette County Fair, held at the Payette County Fairgrounds. There’s a little something for everyone at the fair including 4-H and FFA shows, Free Music, Raffles, Games, Contest, Demonstrations, and of course lots of great food to enjoy while you are there. The fair is a great way to bring the community and surrounding towns together for a fun time for all ages.
Spring Fair and Parade
Usually held the second weekend of May each year, the fair features livestock, arts, foods and crafts from around the area. The local Lions Club holds a chicken barbecue in the school parking lot, which has been a great success in the past. Fruitland Family Fun Day is also held each September in the community park. Don’t miss this wonderful chance to mingle with the locals and get a little taste of what a sweet community Fruitland truly is!
Christmas in the Park
Held each December in the community park, a true central gathering spot for the city, Christmas in the park brings family and friends together in the spirit of the holidays. Share in songs, games, friends, and fun before the New Year arrives!
Treasure Valley Community College
Treasure Valley Community College was founded in the fall of 1962 as part of the Oregon Community College system. Classes were originally conducted at Ontario High School during the late afternoon and evening hours.
Beginning with a solitary building, the college moved to its present location in Ontario, Oregon during the fall of 1965. Several other buildings were added during the next year and today the campus houses 13 major buildings.
Treasure Valley Community College has grown from an enrollment of several hundred students, to one of several thousand annually. Currently, more than 12,000 students attend classes each year, either on a full-time or part-time basis. Treasure Valley Community College is a great resource for anyone looking to expand their knowledge base, and only a stones throw from Fruitland.
RECREATION - GOLF
Ontario Golf Club
The 18-hole "Ontario" course at the Ontario Golf Club in Ontario, Oregon features 6,795 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.4 and it has a slope rating of 111. Designed by Bob E. Baldock, the Ontario golf course opened in 1964. Mark Copley manages the course as the Superintendent.
Country View Golf Course
The 9-hole "Country View" course at the Country View Golf Course in Ontario, Oregon features 5,660 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 66.4 and it has a slope rating of 104. Designed by Scott McKinney, the Country View golf course opened in 1999. Scott McKinney manages the course as the Owner/Manager/Superintendent.
Scotch Pines Golf Course
Scotch Pines is an 18-hole, par 72 course built in 1961. Artfully carved from the natural terrain of the Idaho countryside, Scotch Pines offers blue grass and rye fairways and bent grass greens. This beautiful course offers all the amenities you have come to expect from a great course, including it’s own restaurant where you can refuel after a long days play.
Rolling Hills Golf Course
Rolling Hills Golf Course in Weiser features a 9 hole course with 3,048 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36 and a driving range. The course rating is 36.5 and it has a slope rating of 115. Originally designed by Frank James/Conrad Kranzler, the Rolling Hills golf course opened in 2001. Donna Walker manages the course as the General Manager.
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