Established in 1907 by the Kuhn Brothers, as part of the North Side Twin Falls Canal Company, the city of Jerome took its name from Jerome Hill, one of the investors in the project, and a brother-in-law of W.S. Kuhn. The city of Jerome became a municipal corporation on March 24, 1919.The city of Jerome is the economic center of Jerome County. Farming and Agricultural related industries still dominate the economy of Jerome, but the city is broadening its economic base in the service sector, manufacturing and retail trade. Jerome’s downtown serves as a civic and retail center.
As of the 2010 Census, the City of Jerome had a population of 10,890 people. Jerome continues to grow with a focus on manufacturing, dairy and agriculture.
The City of Jerome has plenty to offer for it’s residents including the Jerome Recreation District which features an outdoor seasonal swimming pool, the newly built Syringa Wireless Skate Park and community events throughout the year.
For more information on the City of Jerome including the city government, visit the City of Jerome Webpage.