Shoshone County, Idaho

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Shoshone County
Wallace Carnegie Library in Wallace
Wallace Carnegie Library in Wallace
Map of Idaho highlighting Shoshone County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°21′N 115°53′W / 47.35°N 115.89°W / 47.35; -115.89
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedFebruary 4, 1864
Named forShoshone tribe
Largest cityKellogg
 • Total2,635 sq mi (6,820 km2)
 • Land2,634 sq mi (6,820 km2)
 • Water5.5 sq mi (14 km2)  0.2%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density4.9/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district1st

Shoshone County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 12,765 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Wallace,[2] and largest city is Kellogg. The county was founded in 1864 and named for the Native American Shoshone tribe.

Communities[change | change source]

Cities[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]


  • Cataldo
  • Clarkia
  • Enaville
  • Gold Creek
  • Kingston
  • Murray
  • Pine Creek
  • Prichard
  • Silverton

Ghost town[change | change source]

  • Burke

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.