Established in 1893.

Incorporated as a village in 1903 with a population of approximately 200.

Early on it was known for its creamery and other dairy related industries.

In the early 1900 many settlers planted orchards and Meridian became know for the fruit it produced. Meridian is now becoming a business hub of the Treasure Valley.

It has land to open business districts and easy freeway access. Meridian truly is the “Center of the Treasure Valley”.

Meridian has been the fastest growing city in Idaho since 1994, with the population tripling between 1990 and 2000, and more than doubling between 2000 and 2007.

Meridian retains its small town friendliness and style of living, offering many recreational and community amenities. It is a community fill with young families, children who actively use the recreational amenities provided.

Meridian was named one of the top 100 best communities for young people by America’s Promise Alliance