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Welcome to Kooskia ...

The city of Kooskia is located in Idaho County<1>.


The location of Kooskia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


The pronunciation of Kooskia: KOOZ-kee<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Kooskia, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kooskia has a population of 670 people<4> (see below for details).

Kooskia is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Kooskia: (208) & (986)<6>

The ZIP code for Kooskia: 83539<7>

Going back to its beginning, The community of Kooskia was originally named Stuart. For more information about the names of Kooskia, see The Names of Kooskia on our Genealogy Page.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kooskia had an population of 670 people. This is an increase of 10.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kooskia had a population of 607 people. This makes Kooskia the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kooskia represents 0.04% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 607 people, the population of Kooskia decreased 10.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 675 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kooskia.

Communities near Kooskia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kooskia.

  • Grangeville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grangeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grangeville
    • Grangeville is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,261 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grangeville <8>
  • Kamiah
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamiah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamiah
    • Kamiah is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamiah <8>
  • Cottonwood
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Nezperce
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nezperce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nezperce
    • Nezperce is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nezperce <8>
  • Weippe
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weippe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weippe
    • Weippe is located in Clearwater County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weippe <8>
  • Ferdinand
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferdinand have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferdinand
    • Ferdinand is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferdinand <8>
  • East Kamiah
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Kamiah
    • East Kamiah is located in Idaho County
  • Big Cedar
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Cedar
    • Big Cedar is located in Idaho County
  • Syringa
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syringa
    • Syringa is located in Idaho County
  • Greencreek
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greencreek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greencreek
    • Greencreek is located in Idaho County

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 Kooskia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kooskia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kooskia. 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 Kooskia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kooskia. See our Newspapers Page for Kooskia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kooskia ...

Looking for more information about Kooskia? 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 Kooskia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kooskia.

Adding Kooskia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kooskia was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kooskia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kooskia.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kooskia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Idaho County: www.idahocounty.org/

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 Idaho, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Kooskia. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kooskia.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kooskia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<7>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 Kooskia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kooskia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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