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Saint Maries, Idaho
Welcome to Saint Maries ...
The city of Saint Maries is located in the Idaho Panhandle.
The location of Saint Maries has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Saint Maries: saint MARYS<3>
A typical abbreviation for Saint Maries: St. Maries
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Maries has a population of 2,450 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Maries.
The community of Saint Maries is 2,220 feet [677 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Saint Maries is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Saint Maries lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Saint Maries, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Saint Maries is within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Saint Maries: 83861<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Maries had an population of 2,450 people. This is an increase of 2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Maries had a population of 2,402 people (which is 25.87% of the total population of Benewah County). This makes Saint Maries the county's most populous community.
The population of Saint Maries represents 0.15% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,402 people, the population of Saint Maries decreased 9.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,652 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Maries.
Communities near Saint Maries ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Maries.
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 Saint Maries. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Maries.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Maries. 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 Saint Maries.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Maries. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Maries.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Maries ...
Looking for more information about Saint Maries? 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 Saint Maries, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Maries.
Adding Saint Maries to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Saint Maries 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 Saint Maries was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Maries on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022