Gem County, Idaho

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Gem County, Idaho
GEM COUNTY COURTHOUSE.jpg
Gem County Courthouse in Emmett, Idaho
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 15, 1915
Named forthe state nickname, "Gem State".
SeatEmmett
Largest cityEmmett
Area
 • Total566 sq mi (1,466 km2)
 • Land561 sq mi (1,453 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12 km2), 0.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)17,379
 • Density30/sq mi (10/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.co.gem.id.us

Gem County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 16,719 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Emmett.[2]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 16, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.