Idaho County is the largest County in Idaho. It covers 8,503 square miles and was established on February 4, 1864 by the first Idaho Territorial Legislature. The earliest settlers were like a olden day version of the History Channel’s Gold Rush. Today Idaho County has a population of just over 16,000 with major industries including Manufacturing, Health Care, Agriculture, Retail and Tourism.
Recreation in Idaho County is one of the top reasons people choose to live here. Scenic rivers, lakes, mountains, valleys, prairies cover the gorgeous landscape. Fishing, hunting, boating, hiking, skiing, ice skating, four-wheeling, camping, floating are just some of the great outdoor activities to enjoy in the two county area.
The people who live here work hard to play hard and LOVE it!