Washington County, Idaho

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Washington County, Idaho
Washington County Courthouse, Weiser.jpg
Washington County Courthouse in Weiser
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 20, 1879
Named forGeorge Washington
Largest cityWeiser
 • Total1,474 sq mi (3,818 km2)
 • Land1,453 sq mi (3,763 km2)
 • Water21 sq mi (54 km2), 1.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)10,121
 • Density7.0/sq mi (2.7/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6

Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,198.[1] The county seat and largest city is Weiser.[2] It has over half of the county's population. The county was founded in 1879 when Idaho was a territory and named after George Washington, the first President of the United States (1789–1797).

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.