Madison’s neighbor to the south, Bonneville County, which includes Idaho Falls, has 20 stakes, the second most among Idaho counties. (A stake in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is comprised of several wards and/or branches.)
Ada County, in southwest Idaho, has 19 stakes. Ada County, the state’s most populous county, includes Boise, the state’s capital city and largest city, and suburban Meridian, the state’s second-largest city. Ada is the only Idaho county with two Latter-day Saint temples, the Boise Idaho and Meridian Idaho temples.
Twenty-nine of the 44 counties have at least one stake with headquarters within their boundaries. The counties are listed alphabetically on the accompanying chart, followed by the number of stakes.
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