Few people know the boundaries of the county they live in down to excruciatingly precise detail. But there are people who do know, for things like taxes and map making. But it turns that out that for a long time nobody knew exactly where Idaho’s most populous county ended and where one of its neighbors began.
By the end of 2016 Ada County surveyor Jerry Hastings expects to be done with what has, so far, been a 12-year project. He and his Boise County counterparts have been trying to re-establish their boundary.