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Welcome to Coeur d'Alene ...

The city of Coeur d'Alene is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Coeur d'Alene is located in Kootenai County<1> and is the County Seat for Kootenai County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coeur d'Alene has a population of 52,392 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Coeur d'Alene was established in 1887.

Coeur d'Alene is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Coeur d'Alene is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Coeur d'Alene lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Coeur d'Alene, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Coeur d'Alene is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.

The ZIP codes for Coeur d'Alene: 83814-83816<4>

The Pronunciation of Coeur d'Alene ..

We have heard more than one pronunciation for Coeur d'Alene:<5>

kor-duh-LANE

Core-Duhlane

Websites for Coeur d'Alene ...

Official Website:   www.cdaid.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.coeurdalenechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coeur d'Alene had an population of 52,392 people. This is an increase of 18.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coeur d'Alene had a population of 44,137 people (which is 31.87% of the total population of Kootenai County). This makes Coeur d'Alene the county's most populous community.

The population of Coeur d'Alene represents 2.82% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 44,137 people, the population of Coeur d'Alene increased 27.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 34,514 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Coeur d'Alene.

Communities near Coeur d'Alene ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coeur d'Alene.

  • Post Falls [Kootenai County]
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    • Post Falls [Kootenai County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Coeur d'Alene
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls<8>
  • Rathdrum [Kootenai County]
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    • Rathdrum [Kootenai County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Coeur d'Alene
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rathdrum have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rathdrum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum<8>
  • Liberty Lake [Spokane County]
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    • Liberty Lake [Spokane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Coeur d'Alene
    • Estimated population in 2015: 8,906 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Lake<8>
  • Spirit Lake [Kootenai County]
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    • Spirit Lake [Kootenai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Coeur d'Alene
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spirit Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Athol [Kootenai County]
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      • Athol [Kootenai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athol<8>
    • Hauser [Kootenai County]
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      • Hauser [Kootenai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hauser
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser<8>
    • Harrison [Kootenai County]
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      • Harrison [Kootenai County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<8>
    • State Line [Kootenai County]
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      • State Line [Kootenai County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hayden Lake [Kootenai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden Lake
      • Hayden Lake [Kootenai County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayden Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden Lake<8>
    • Hayden [Kootenai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden
      • Hayden [Kootenai County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Coeur d'Alene
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coeur d'Alene. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coeur d'Alene.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coeur d'Alene. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coeur d'Alene.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coeur d'Alene. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Coeur d'Alene.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coeur d'Alene ...

Looking for more information about Coeur d'Alene? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Coeur d'Alene, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Coeur d'Alene.

Adding Coeur d'Alene to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Coeur d'Alene in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Coeur d'Alene was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Coeur d'Alene on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Coeur d'Alene on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Coeur d'Alene: www.cdaid.org/

The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Kootenai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coeur d'Alene.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coeur d'Alene - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Coeur d'Alene). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coeur d'Alene or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Coeur d'Alene includes: 83814, 83815 & 83816.
<5>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Coeur d'Alene. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coeur d'Alene) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Coeur d'Alene. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coeur d'AleneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coeur d'Alene. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6984, Longitude: -116.7864    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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