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Welcome to Kootenai County ...

The pronunciation of Kootenai:

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

The community of Coeur d'Alene is the Seat for Kootenai County.

Kootenai County was founded in 1864 and was created by taking area from Nez Perce County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Kootenai had a population of 165,656 people. This is an increase of 19.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 138,494 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kootenai represented 8.83% of the total population of Idaho.

Below are some of the communities located in Kootenai County:

  • Athol
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
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    • Athol is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athol <2>
  • Coeur d'Alene
    (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
  • Dalton Gardens
    (Less than 2 miles to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalton Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton Gardens
    • Dalton Gardens is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,423 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dalton Gardens <2>
  • Fernan Lake Village
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernan Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernan Lake Village
    • Fernan Lake Village is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 174 people
  • Harrison
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
    • Harrison is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison <2>
  • Hauser
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hauser
    • Hauser is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser <2>
  • Hayden
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the north)
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    • Hayden is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,713 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden <2>
  • Hayden Lake
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayden Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayden Lake
    • Hayden Lake is located in Kootenai County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 629 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden Lake <2>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huetter
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
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      • Huetter is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
    • Post Falls
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
      • Post Falls is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls <2>
    • Rathdrum
      (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rathdrum have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rathdrum
      • Rathdrum is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,419 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rathdrum <2>
    • Spirit Lake
      (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spirit Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit Lake
      • Spirit Lake is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,559 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake <2>
    • State Line
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Line
      • State Line is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49 people
    • Worley
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worley
      • Worley is located in Kootenai County (ID)
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley <2>

Websites of Interest ...

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.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.





 

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