Meridian, Idaho is in southwestern Idaho, very close to the capital city of Boise. What’s more, it is the 2nd largest city in Idaho. Located right off I-84, Meridian is easily accessible to all the nearby communities. The city enjoys moderate temperatures, low crime, unemployment, and great schools. In fact, Money.com rated Meridian as being the ninth best place to live in the country. (Some locals may challenge that position.) Also, Meridian has been ranked in the top 50 places to live by numerous organizations. No wonder the area is also one of the fastest growing communities in the United States.