The most populous cities in area code 208 are: Boise, Coeur D Alene, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, and Nampa.
Other cities in the 208 area code include: Meridian, Lewiston, Twin Falls, Hailey, Sandpoint, Burley, Caldwell, Moscow, Mountain Home, Jerome, Rexburg, Rupert, Blackfoot, Payette, McCall, Inkom, Emmett, Weiser, Parma, Salmon, Wayan, Post Falls, Hayden, Grangeville, Kellogg, Bayview, American Falls, Kimberly, Saint Anthony, Orofino, Plummer, Wallace, Malta, Soda Springs, Lapwai, Priest River, Fruitland, Saint Maries, Melba, Gooding, Kamiah, Desmet, Murtaugh, Preston, Driggs, Rathdrum, Buhl, Rigby, Heyburn, Filer, New Plymouth, Genesee, Cottonwood, Arco, Cascade, Pierce, Bruneau, Craigmont, Deary, Albion, Harrison, Swan Valley, Yellow Pine, Lowman, Rogerson, Juliaetta, Mountain Home Afb, Aberdeen, Troy, Potlatch, Horseshoe Bend, Homedale, Oldtown, Kooskia, Nezperce, Garden Valley, Shoshone, Grand View, Malad City, Dubois, Kuna, Star, Middleton, Shelley, Wendell, Bonners Ferry, Victor, Spirit Lake, Holbrook, Pinehurst, Marsing, Wilder, Glenns Ferry, Ashton, Teton, Oakley, Council, Challis, McCammon, Moyie Springs, Mullan, Weippe, Roberts, Declo, Terreton, New Meadows, Idaho City, Fairfield, MacKay, Firth, Rockland, Richfield, Tetonia, Bliss, Worley, Riggins, Cambridge, Midvale, Castleford, Peck, Stanley, Moore, Donnelly, Island Park, Murphy, Leadore, Hamer, Hope, Spencer, Clayton, Arbon, Bern, Corral, Ellis, Geneva, Indian Valley, Kendrick, May, Monteview, Nordman, North Fork, Pingree, Ririe, Sweet, Thatcher, Montpelier, Grace, Clark Fork, Eden, Franklin, Carey, Irwin, Viola, Bancroft, Lava Hot Springs, White Bird, Culdesac, Elk City, Dayton, Downey, Hagerman, and Ketchum.
Boise is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho, as well as the county seat of Ada County. Located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho, the population of Boise at the 2010 Census was 205,671, the 99th largest in the nation. Its estimated population in 2013 was 214,237. The Boise-Nampa metropolitan area, also known as the Treasure Valley, includes five counties with a combined population of 664,422, the most populous metropolitan area in Idaho. It contains the state's three largest cities; Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. Boise is the third most populous metropolitan area in the United States' Pacific Northwest region, behind Seattle and Portland.
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. It is the principal city of the Coeur d'Alene Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of Coeur d'Alene was 44,137. The city is about 30 miles (48 km) east of the larger Spokane, Washington, of which it is a satellite. The two cities, are the key components of the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene Combined Statistical Area, of which Coeur d'Alene is the third largest city (After Spokane and its largest suburb Spokane Valley). Coeur d'Alene is the largest city in northern Idaho Panhandle. The city is situated on the north shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene, 25-mile (40 km) in length. Locally, Coeur d'Alene is known as the "Lake City," or simply called by its initials: "CDA".The city of Coeur d'Alene has grown significantly in recent years, in part because of a substantial increase in tourism, encouraged by several resorts in the area. Broadcaster and media figure Barbara Walters called the city "a little slice of Heaven" and included it in her list of most fascinating places to visit. On November 28, 2007, Good Morning America broadcast the city's Christmas lighting ceremony because its display is among the largest in the United States. The Coeur d'Alene Resort takes up a prominent portion of the city's downtown. It is also near two major ski resorts: Silver Mountain Resort to the east in Kellogg, and Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort to the north in Sandpoint.The city is named after the Coeur d'Alene People, a federally recognized tribe of Native Americans who lived along the rivers and lakes of the region, in a territory of 3.5 million acres extending into Washington and Montana. They were first encountered by French fur traders in the late 18th and early 19th century, who referred to them as Cœur d'Alène, meaning "heart of an awl," reflecting their experience of the tribal traders as tough businessmen, "sharp-hearted" or "shrewd".
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population of Idaho Falls was 56,813, with a metro population of 136,108. As of 2013 , the population was estimated at 58,292. Idaho Falls is the principal city of the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Idaho Falls-Blackfoot, Idaho Combined Statistical Area and is the state's largest city outside the Boise metropolitan area and is the third-largest metro area behind Boise City-Nampa and Coeur d'Alene, which is adjacent to the larger Spokane metropolitan area.Idaho Falls serves as a hub to all of eastern Idaho and much of western Wyoming. Due to its relative economic vitality, high quality of life, and proximity to world-class outdoor recreation, it is often featured in various publications' lists of "best places to live." The area is served by the Idaho Falls Regional Airport and is home to the Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team, and the Idaho Mustangs, a semi-professional football team that plays in the Rocky Mountain Football League.
The 208 area code lies within the Mountain Daylight Time Zone (or MDT). The current time in Mountain Daylight Time is 2:57 PM on Jun 08, 2023.