The Small Town Of Culdesac, Idaho Embraces Its History As A Hideout For Outlaws

You know the saying “You should never judge a book by its cover?” Well, we think the same idea should apply to towns as well. After all, every Idaho town has a unique history, and sometimes it’s the smallest towns that have the biggest surprises. This couldn’t be truer when it comes to the history of Culdesac, a little hamlet located near Lewiston. Although visiting it today you’d come across a sleepy little community of not even 400 residents, you’d be surprised to know that this town started out as an outlaw hideout in the days of the Old West. In fact, the people of Culdesac consider this a treasured part of their community’s history, and they won’t let you forget it.

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Did you know about the history of Culdesac as an outlaw hideout? We love learning fascinating tidbits like this about our Idaho towns! For more interesting Idaho facts, check out 8 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Idaho.

Address: Culdesac, ID 83524, USA