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

The community of Sandpoint is the Seat for Bonner County.

Bonner County was founded in 1907 and was created by taking area from KootenaiCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bonner had a population of 41,403 people. This is an increase of 12.4% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,835 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bonner represented 2.85% of the total population of Idaho, making it the state's 9th most populous county (out of 44 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201040,877+10.97%-1.27% since 2009
200941,403+12.4%-0.2% since 2008
200841,486+12.63%+0.77% since 2007
200036,835The Last Census

More information can be found on the Bonner County Census Page for Bonner County.


Below are some of the communities located in Bonner County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bonner County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sandpoint   8,3706,83522.46% increase  
Priest River   1,9691,75412.26% increase  
Ponderay   72963814.26% increase  
Clark Fork   58353010% increase  
Kootenai   52144118.14% increase  

Websites for Bonner County

Official Website:   www.co.bonner.id.us/

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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