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About McCall, ID


McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States.  Named after its founder, Tom McCall, it is situated on the southern shore of Payette Lake, near the center of the Payette National Forest.  The population is estimated at 3,470 according to the most recent United States Census of 2017.  McCall is the 41st largest city in Idaho based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.  Originally a logging community whose last sawmill closed in 1977, McCall is now an all-season tourist destination for outdoor recreation including boating, fishing, hiking, biking, downhill skiing/snowboarding, cross country/skate skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. The resort town is known for its annual Winter Carnival, pristine glacial Payette Lake, indoor ice rink, extended winters, and one of the highest average snowfalls in the state!

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