Facts About Ammon
Ammon was originally called South Iona because it was the dependent branch in the south end of the Iona, Idaho ward.
On February 9, 1893, the name of the town was changed from South Iona Ward to Ammon, Arthur M. Rawson renamed the town in honour of Ammon.
The city was officially incorporated on October 10, 1905.
Ammon is located at 43°28’11″N 111°57’60″W (43.4696400, -111.9666400).
Ammon was founded by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1888.
The city of Ammon has a total area of 7.27 square miles, of which, 7.26 square miles is land and 0.01 square miles is water.
The estimated population of Ammon is 17,456, as of 2021.
Ammon became a Second Class City under Idaho law in 1963.
The estimated per capita income in Ammon is $31,400, as of 2019.
Ammon was one of Idaho’s fastest-growing cities from 2000 to 2010, experiencing a 123.3% growth rate.