Gem County, Idaho

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Gem County
Gem County Courthouse in Emmett, Idaho
Gem County Courthouse in Emmett, Idaho
Map of Idaho highlighting Gem County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 44°04′N 116°25′W / 44.06°N 116.41°W / 44.06; -116.41
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedMarch 15, 1915
Named forthe state nickname, "Gem State".
SeatEmmett
Largest cityEmmett
Area
 • Total566 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Land561 sq mi (1,450 km2)
 • Water4.8 sq mi (12 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
17,379
 • Density30/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district1st
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)