If you live or work in Garden City, Idaho you are probably pretty familiar with our community of about 11,000 residents. There are some things you may not be fully aware of however. Here are three.
- Did you know that Garden City was named so because of the gardens that were planted by Chinese immigrants? In fact, one of our main thoroughfares in called Chinden Boulevard, a combination of the words China and garden. In the 2010 U.S. Census, only 1.4 percent of our community is Asian, exactly the same percentage as in the year 2000.
- You may have heard of the Garden City Library, but did you know it has over 36,000 fiction and non-fiction books? It also has over 3,000 audio books and close to 3,500 DVDs and videos.
- Are you aware our area has experienced nine periods when the temperature reached 100 or more degrees for 5 straight days or more. The record streak is nine straight days of 100-plus degree days.
If you own a business in Garden City you may also not know the difference between getting your commercial insurance from an independent or a captive agent. A captive insurance agent represents the products of a single company. An independent agency has access to multiple providers. That can mean better, more affordable commercial insurance rates.
At Fuhriman Insurance Agency, we are proud to serve Garden City businesses. Our independent agents can get quotes from a variety of insurance companies, potentially saving you money. We can also save you on your personal lines of insurance as well. Visit our website and get an online quote for auto or homeowners insurance.
For business insurance in the 83714 zip code and surrounding area, contact us and see the difference our independent agency status can mean for you. We are Fuhriman Insurance Agency and we would appreciate the opportunity to serve you.