Have you ever seen something in the sky that you cant explain? Do you believe in UFOs and curiosity from potential beings from other planets and galaxies? Idaho has reported more sightings than most states according to 24/7 Tempo who created a list of the states with the most UFO sightings, based on per capita sightings. Idaho got 10th out of 50 states in the country for seeing the most UFOs per capita.

Here is the breakdown for Idaho and our neighboring states before getting into some creep sighting stories.

10. Idaho
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 87.8
Total sightings: 1,569
Population 2019: 1,787,065
Population per sq. mile: 20.2

19. Utah
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 56.4
Total sightings: 1,807

13. Nevada
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 74.0
Total sightings: 2,280

11. Wyoming
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 84.7
Total sightings: 490

8. Montana
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 93.1
Total sightings: 995

5. Oregon
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 100.5
Total sightings: 4,240

Just for fun Vermont for 1st place.
2001-2020 sightings per 100K: 109.0
Total sightings: 680

UFO sightings date back to biblical times. According to stacker,

  • The Bible's Book of Ezekiel describes a mysterious ship appearing from the sky in Chaldea (modern-day Kuwait).
  • In 218 B.C. strange sightings were recorded around Rome.
  • In fourth-century China a “moon boat” was documented floating over the country once every 12 years.
  • Germany in 1561 there were quite a few matching accounts of unfamiliar objects in the sky.

Those are just a few notable sightings from history. The term “UFO,” short for “unidentified flying object,” was used in 1953 by the United States Air Force to describe the well, unidentified flying objects that were being reported around the country and the world.

The first documented image of a UFO was captured in 1870 on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire. Then again in 1947 at Mount Rainier in Washington, the next most notable sightings after that were probably some of the most notable and famous in Roswell, New Mexico. - Wikipedia

Hundreds of thousands of sightings and claims have surfaced over the years, decades and centuries. The National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) started in 1974 and since has documented around 90,000 reported UFO sightings.  Idaho it turns out is one of the hottest spots in the U.S. for UFO sightings per capita. Let's take a dive into some of the most interesting sightings from the Gem State so far.

One Of The Most Horrifying UFO Encounters In Idaho's History

In June of 1980, multiple people had one of the most terrifying UFO encounters of all time. Here is what happened according to the report with the National UFO Reporting Center.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

UFO Sightings in Idaho

Idaho it turns out is one of the hottest spots in the U.S. for UFO sightings per capita. Let's take a dive into some of the most interesting sightings from the Gem State so far.

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Shocking Photos Capture Idaho UFO Disappearing Into The Skies

Bruneau Dunes State Park shared these incredible photos capturing an unidentified aerial phenomenon over the skies of Idaho. The mysterious object appears to vanish or "dissipate" without a trace.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Unbelievable Idaho UFO Sightings That Will Make You A Believer

We dug into the archives of the National UFO Reporting Center and found some of the most terrifying and convincing UFO encounters from Idaho.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

The 15 Most Haunted Places In The Treasure Valley

The Boise area is full of ghosts! These are the 15 places that you are most likely going to have a run-in with the paranormal.

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15 Quirky, Elegant and Downright Odd Century Old Homes for Sale in Idaho

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Top 10 States Obsessed With Aliens & UFOs

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