Latah County, Idaho

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Latah County
Moscow Post Office and Courthouse
Moscow Post Office and Courthouse
Map of Idaho highlighting Latah County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°50′24″N 116°40′36″W / 46.84°N 116.6767°W / 46.84; -116.6767
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedMay 14, 1888
Named forLatah Creek
Largest cityMoscow
 • Total1,077 sq mi (2,790 km2)
 • Land1,077 sq mi (2,790 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2 km2)  0.09%
 • Total39,517
 • Density37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district1st
University of Idaho Administration Building (1909) in Moscow

Latah County is a county located in the north central region of the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2020 census, 39,517 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Moscow,[2] the home of the University of Idaho, the state's flagship and land-grant university.

Communities[change | change source]

Cities[change | change source]

Census-designated places[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

Ghost towns[change | change source]

  • Avon
  • Blaine
  • Brickaville
  • Collins
  • Cora
  • Cornwall
  • Crescent
  • Freeze
  • Hampton
  • Lenville
  • Linden
  • Nora
  • Park
  • Pine Creek
  • Taney
  • Thorn Creek
  • Woodfell

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Latah County, Idaho". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.