Custer County, Idaho

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Custer County, Idaho
Yankeeforkstamp.jpg
Mill used to process gold and silver ore at Yankee Fork mining operations.
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedJanuary 8, 1881
Named forGeneral Custer gold mine
SeatChallis
Largest cityChallis
Area
 • Total4,937 sq mi (12,787 km2)
 • Land4,921 sq mi (12,745 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (41 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)4,172
 • Density0.9/sq mi (0.3/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.co.custer.id.us
Leatherman Peak, 12,228 feet (3,727 m), second highest in Idaho, in the Lost River Range in eastern Custer County

Custer County is a county in U.S. state of Idaho. In the 2010 census, the population was 4,368.[1] The county seat is Challis.[2]

Communities[change | change source]

Grand View Canyon (US-93)between Mackay and Challis
Grand View Canyon (US-93)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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Coordinates: 44°14′N 114°17′W / 44.23°N 114.29°W / 44.23; -114.29