Owyhee County, Idaho
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|Owyhee County, Idaho|
Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed in the Owyhee Mountains about 50 miles southwest of Boise.
Location within Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
|Founded||December 31, 1863|
|Named for||lost Hawaiian trappers|
|• Total||7,697 sq mi (19,935 km2)|
|• Land||7,666 sq mi (19,855 km2)|
|• Water||31 sq mi (80 km2), 0.4%|
|• Density||1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC−7/−6|
Owyhee County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 11,526 people lived there. The county seat is Murphy, and largest city is Homedale. In area, it is the second-largest county in Idaho, after Idaho County.