About This Place
Carey is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States. The population was 513 at the 2000 census. Carey is primarily an agricultural city and is the location of the Blaine County Fairgrounds. Nearby recreational destinations include the Craters of the Moon National Monument, Carey Lake, Silver Creek and the Little Wood River. Further west is the Big Wood River Valley, leading to the Sun Valley resort. In recent years, the city of Carey has experienced significant growth.
Carey is located at 43°18′34″N 113°56′43″W / 43.30944°N 113.94528°W / 43.30944; -113.94528 (43.309319, -113.945293), at an elevation of 4783 feet (1458 m) above sea level.
According to the U.S. Census, the city has a total area of 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2), all of it land.