Pocatello is known as the “Gateway to the Northwest” (or “Gate City” by the locals). Pioneers, gold miners and settlers who traveled the Oregon Trail passed through our gates. Stage and freight lines and the railroad soon followed, turning our community into the trade center and transportation junction it is today.
Whether you’re passing through or planning to stay for a while, Pocatello has a century-long tradition of welcoming everyone.
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The Gate City has been ranked in the top 25 percent in the nation out of 380 metropolitan areas by Area Development, a publication covering site selection and facility planning. Area Development Editor Geraldine Gambale stated that the leading locations such as Pocatello “managed to thrive emerging from the recession as economic leaders.”
Forbes has listed Pocatello on “the Best Small Place for Business” rankings for 5 years in a row. The Gate City ranks #5 on lowest “Cost of Business”.
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Bannock Development Corporation is a private, non-profit economic development organization working for continued growth and diversity in Bannock County, Idaho. Located in Pocatello, Idaho, we thrive in a city with a diverse economy nurtured by an increasing emergence of new industries, including high technology and back office operations. The Pocatello area economy also boasts a collection of mature industries, including manufacturing and agriculture.
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