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Welcome to Plummer ...

The city of Plummer is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Plummer is located in Benewah County<1> (at the time of its founding, Plummer was located in Kootenai County).

The pronunciation of Plummer: PLUM-mur<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plummer has a population of 1,030 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Plummer.

The community of Plummer is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Plummer is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The area code for Plummer: (208)

The ZIP code for Plummer: 83851<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plummer had an population of 1,030 people. This is a decrease of 1.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plummer had a population of 1,044 people (or 11.24% of the total population of Benewah County). This makes Plummer the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Plummer represents 0.07% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,044 people, the population of Plummer increased 5.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 990 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plummer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Plummer - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plummer.

Communities near Plummer ...

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

  • Saint Maries [Benewah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Maries
    • Saint Maries [Benewah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Plummer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Maries have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Maries
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Maries<8>
  • Tekoa [Whitman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tekoa
    • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Plummer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tekoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<8>
  • Fairfield [Spokane County]
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    • Fairfield [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Plummer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 631 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<8>
  • Rockford [Spokane County]
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    • Rockford [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Plummer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Worley [Kootenai County]
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      • Worley [Kootenai County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Plummer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worley<8>
    • Harrison [Kootenai County]
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      • Harrison [Kootenai County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Plummer
      • 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>
    • Latah [Spokane County]
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      • Latah [Spokane County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Plummer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latah<8>
    • Farmington [Whitman County]
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      • Farmington [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Plummer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<8>
    • Tensed [Benewah County]
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      • Tensed [Benewah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Plummer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensed have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tensed
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tensed<8>
    • Waverly [Spokane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Spokane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Plummer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plummer. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Plummer.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plummer ...

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

Adding Plummer to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Plummer 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 Plummer was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Plummer

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Plummer on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Idaho

About Benewah County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Benewah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Plummer. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plummer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plummer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Plummer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plummer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plummer) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plummer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlummerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plummer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3352, Longitude: -116.8880    
<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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