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Panograph of Emmett Valley Gem County

Gem County is home to the Emmett City Cherry Festival and many other local events. Surrounding the prominent Squaw Butte, Gem County spans from Letha to Sweet, and Freezeout Hill to Ola and beyond. The scenic Payette River, fed by Squaw Creek, meanders through the County. Emmett is the county seat, located at the head of the “Valley of Plenty”. The area is known for its orchards, historic landmarks, the Black Canyon Reservoir, and much more!


 What is AHMP?

AHMP stands for “All Hazard Mitigation Plan“. We have created a web page that provides information and updates for Gem County’s All Hazard Mitigation Plan development.

Click >> HERE << to go to our new AHMP web page.

Purchase County Surplus Items

Public Surplus On-Line Service…

Gem County will be using an online auction service to sell our surplus items. The online auction service is called Public Surplus.

We have created a webpage that provides information about the online auction. The web page also lists items for sale and provides links to the item’s location on the Public Surplus web site.

Quick Links to County Information



Elections Information

Oil and Gas Ordinance

Employment (Job Openings)

ADA Coordinator/ADA Notice

Roadway Maintenance Policies

Winter Maintenance Policy

Snow Plow Priority Routes

Total Snow Removal Priority Routes

Bench Snow Plow Priority Route

East Snow Plow Priority Route

Grader Upper County Snow Priority

Southeast Snow Plow Priority Route

Southwest Snow Plow Priority Route