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Oneida County, Idaho

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Oneida County
Oneida County Courthouse in Malad City
Oneida County Courthouse in Malad City
Map of Idaho highlighting Oneida County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°13′N 112°31′W / 42.21°N 112.52°W / 42.21; -112.52
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedJanuary 22, 1864
Named forOneida Lake, New York
SeatMalad City
Largest cityMalad City
 • Total1,202 sq mi (3,110 km2)
 • Land1,200 sq mi (3,000 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.1%
 • Total4,564
 • Density3.8/sq mi (1.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd

Oneida County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2020 census, 4,564 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Malad City.[2] Most of the county's population lives in Malad City and the surrounding Malad Valley.

History[change | change source]

Oneida County was founded on January 22, 1864 and named for Oneida Lake, New York.

Geography[change | change source]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,202 square miles (3,110 km2), of which 1,200 square miles (3,100 km2) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) (0.1%) is water.[3]

Bordering counties[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

City[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Cherry Creek
  • Holbrook
  • Pleasantview
  • Samaria
  • Stone
  • Woodruff

Ghost town[change | change source]

  • Black Pine

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Oneida County, Idaho". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

Other websites[change | change source]