There’s Actually A Town Named Idahome In Idaho And You Have To See It

Most Idahoans are familiar with the phrase “Idahome”.It’s a pretty popular phrase around here. You’ll often see it printed on t-shirts and mugs. Some people have even gotten it tattooed onto their skin. But where did the word come from? Besides the obvious answer that the word is a combination of “Idaho” and “Home”, the word may have originated from an abandoned town. It’s true. There’s actually a town named Idahome and you really have to see it.

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60 Seconds on YouTube came up with some truly incredible drone footage of Idahome’s abandoned site. Check it out below.

Did you know the abandoned town of Idahome existed? If you thought this was interesting, be sure to check out The Stories Behind 10 Modern Abandoned Ruins In Idaho.