Star, Idaho is a smaller, farm-focused city east of Eagle and Boise. Residents enjoy a small-town feel as well as easy access to the larger cities in the Treasure Valley. Star is a city in northwestern Ada County, Idaho, with parts stretching into neighboring Canyon County. The population is hovering around 14,950. It was named in the 19th century by travelers on their way to Middleton and Boise who used the star on the school house to find east and west. The name stuck and it became Star, Idaho. Today, it is a rapidly growing suburb of Boise and its schools are shared with Middleton School District and West Ada School District.