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220 S Commercial, Emmett, ID - $186,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,447 SQFT
  • 3 DOM
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Cute Older 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath House In Down Town Emmett + A Bonus Of 2nd 1 Bedroom 1 Bath House. Main Home Is Nice With Cove Ceilings And Lots Of Charm. Newer Roof. Mother In Law Is 1 Bed 1 Bath For Family Member Or Rental Income To Help With The ...

Evans Realty, L.L.C.
Photo of Listing #98762191

1343 Edgemont, Emmett, ID - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,742 SQFT
  • 4 DOM
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Great Emmett Bench Location With Well. Bring The Family To This 4b/2b Home On Nearly An Ac Of Land. Lots Of Space For Gardens Or Rv. They Do Have An Elec Rv Hookup, 30 Amps. The Home Has Been Upgraded With Nice Floors. They Are In The Process Of P...

Amazing Idaho Real Estate
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8171 Bill Burns Rd, Emmett, ID - $375,000

Residential, Single Family w/ Acreage
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 2,340 SQFT
  • 5 DOM
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Beloved Home On 4+ Ac. With Sweeping Views Of Emmett Valley, Now Awaits New Owner. 4 Bed, 2.5 Bath, W/ 2 Extra Rooms That Can Be Utilized As An Office Or Other Living Space. Beautifully Updated Kitchen With Separate Eating Area. Newer, Thermal Pan...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Silverhawk Realty
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718 E 2nd Street, Emmett, ID - $240,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 1,712 SQFT
  • 5 DOM
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Lots Of Charm, Remodeled 4 Bedroom 1 1/2 Bath Open Floor Plan. This House Has A Large Kitchen With Granite Counter Tops, Large Pantry, New Windows. Kitchen Opens To Dinning And Living Room. New Carpet, Bamboo Flooring, New Texture And Paint. Outsi...

Evans Realty, L.L.C.
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2830 Chuckwagon Lane, Emmett, ID - $1,250,000

Residential, Single Family w/ Acreage
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,163 SQFT
  • 6 DOM
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A Tranquil 12 Acres Of Secluded Privacy Bordering The Payette River Just Minutes From Downtown Emmett. Master Builder’s Personal Residence That Radiates Custom Features, Craftsmanship, And Attention To Design. Abundant Windows To Showcase The Moun...

Accel Realty Partners
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3800 Shiloh, Emmett, ID - $724,900

Residential, Single Family w/ Acreage
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,820 SQFT
  • 6 DOM
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The Equestrian Dream! This Incredible Property Is The Valley's Premier Horse Property. Everything Is Turn-key And Ready To Go. From The Spacious Home That Boasts Spectacular Views! The 48x48 Custom Shop Will Compliment A Business With An Office/ap...

Silvercreek Realty Group

Emmett Homes

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Emmett homes are relatively affordable; the median value was $112,263 in 2011. The former average price of a detached home decreased from $139,319 to $130,000 in 2012. Furthermore, the cost of living in Emmett is also low and estimated to be 92.3 -- this is 7.7 points below the national average!

Emmett, Idaho

Emmett is a small town, home to 6,516 people in the 2012 estimate. But, as can be seen from previous years, Emmett is growing. In fact, it grew 18.7% from 2000 to 2012. This community spans across only 2.82 in city limits, mostly composed of suburban neighborhoods and homes.

Emmett Idaho Homes for Sale

Emmett’s History

Emmett’s fascinating history begins with two men -- Nathaniel Martin and Jonathan Smith. Together, they established a ferry port off of the Payette River. This provided a more efficient and faster travel for those part of the gold rush the area. Furthermore, the ferry made crossing the river less hazardous from the flooding in the spring. The ferry port quickly became a main location for local trade off the Basin trail. Eventually, this port became large enough to be a small city and was named Martinsville in Nathaniel's honor.

Martinsville’s closest settlement, found just a few miles away, was Emmettsville - a mining and agricultural community. This town had the main post office for Martinsville and other settlements in the area. Eventually, Emmettsville and Martinsville came together, becoming one city. A few years after this, this town was officially renamed as Emmett. This change is sometimes attributed to the frequent confusion between Emmettsville, Idaho and Emmettsville, Iowa. Less often suggested, however, is the idea that the name was changed because in a letter from the mayor to the state’s capital, he wrote Emmett before running out of ink, unable to finish the word. Either way, today, this quaint community goes by the name Emmett.

Emmett has developed quite extensively in the past decade, but there are echos and artifacts of Emmett's hundred-year history that remain around the town. For instance, the original home of Nathaniel Martin, built in 1878, still stands as the oldest Emmett building.

Emmett Today

This charming Idaho city is home to over 6,500 people, and is the county seat of Gem County. In fact, it is the only city in Gem County. Unincorporated towns in Gem account for nearly two-thirds of Gem’s population, and include the communities of Sweet, Letha, and Ola. These unincorporated towns do not have their own city government, and must rely on the services (like fire and police) of the county.

Emmett is the social and cultural hub of Gem County, and even people from outside of the county come to visit its scenic views and rich history. Emmett is famous for its Cherry Festival, a summertime festival annually held since 1934. Set every second full week of June, the Cherry Festival is a free event to celebrate local cherry production, and is the longest running festival in the area. This carnival last several days, and has a wide variety of activities every day for people to participate in. These include bake-offs, pie-eating contests, pit-spits, and parades. Over 50,000 people come every year to enjoy Emmett’s incredible cherries!

Emmett is in a beautiful area of Idaho, located within a small river valley formed by the Payette River and surrounded by high-altitude desert. To the northeast of the city is the Black Canyon Reservoir, which is formed by the Black Canyon Diversion Dam. This body of water is an excellent place that people from all over Idaho’s Treasure Valley come to to fish or boat. In fact, many people water ski, wakeboard, wakesurf, and tube the waterway. The surrounding area is used for hiking and camping with scenic and picturesque views among Idaho’s incredible landscape.  

The Payette River, which feeds the Black Canyon Reservoir, is a nearly 83 mile long river, which is well-known for its whitewater rapids. The North Fork of the Payette, which has Class V rated rapids located predominantly in the lower half of the river, is the most difficult whitewater route in North America. In the calmer areas, however, the Payette is a great fishing river, recognized for its bass, catfish, trout, and crappie.

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