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Welcome to Benewah County ...

The pronunciation of Benewah:

Time Zone: Benewah County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Saint Maries is the Seat for Benewah County.

Benewah County was founded in 1915 and was created by taking area from Kootenai County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Benewah had a population of 9,303 people. This is an increase of 0.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,285 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Benewah represented 0.59% of the total population of Idaho.

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.


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