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Notus is a city in Canyon County, in the Boise City-Nampa metro area.
One of the many stories about the origin of the community name involves a group of travelers who decided to homestead here. When asked if they were ready to continue on to Oregon, they responded, "Not us"
The latitude of Notus is 43.725N. The longitude is -116.8W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,316 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 506.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Notus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Canyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boise City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83656 ZIP code.
13% of Notus residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Notus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Notus was $11,801, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Notus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Notus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Libraries in Notus include Notus Public ... View libraries
Canyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Notus political report.
The average commute time for Notus workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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