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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!


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.

Auction  items will be open for bid at 10:00 am October 2, 2017…

  • The bidding will remain open for 28 days.
  • Bidding will close mid-afternoon on October 30, 2017.

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