Genesee, Idaho is a quiet community nestled in the rolling hills and prairie of Idaho’s Palouse country, half way between Moscow and Lewiston. Genesee has a population of about 950 residents. Some of the residents work in local businesses, while others are employed in the nearby towns. Genesee is part of the Genesee Joint School District. In Genesee, the Catholic, Lutheran and Community Church are all important social as well as spiritual centers. The Senior Citizen Center, located between City Hall and the Library, is home to many functions and includes an active American Legion Post downstairs. The Masonic Lodge and the Genesee Civic Association have both been active for many years.
With universities and colleges in Moscow, Lewiston, Pullman and Clarkston, there are diverse cultural and educational opportunities around. For the outdoor enthusiast, there is fantastic hunting and fishing within a few miles of the city. The Clearwater and Snake River near Lewiston are world famous for steelhead and Salmon fishing and Dworshak Reservoir, about 60 miles to the east, provides access to unlimited outdoor recreation. For those who don’t miss the hustle and bustle of a big city, Genesee is a wonderful place to raise a family and to enjoy life.
– Courtesy of http://www.cityofgenesee.com/