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Coeur D'Alene
Kootenai County, Idaho


Idaho's City with a Heart

Page Contents for Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
The population of Coeur D'Alene is approximately 32,200 (1998), 44137 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,956 (1990), 18395 (2010).
The amount of land area in Coeur D'Alene is 27.568 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.159 sq kilometers.
The distance from Coeur D'Alene to Washington DC is 2187 miles.
The distance to the Idaho state capital is 283 miles. (as the crow flies)
Coeur D'Alene is positioned 47.69 degrees north of the equator and 116.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Coeur D'Alene elevation is 2,157 feet above sea level.
Coeur D'Alene average annual rainfall is 26 inches per year
Coeur D'Alene average annual precipitation is 26.75 inches peryear.
The average summer temperature is 63.5 degrees F.


on Interstate 90 in the far northern portion of Idaho, near the Washington border, only 32 miles from Spokane, Washington.
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seasonal. There is an average annual relative humidity of 46%.
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History & History Related Items

This area was named after French traders tried to bribe the local Indians with trinkets in exchange for valuable pelts. The Indians were not to be fooled and refused to trade. The trappers thought they were "hard-hearted" and in their language, sharp as an awl. Translated, Coeur D'Alene means "heart of the awl." The area is rich in history. A special tour may be taken in a horse-drawn carriage or on a double-decker bus to see a wide area of the historical landmarks.
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Museum of North Idaho
115 Northwest Blvd.
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Phone: 208-664-3448
See exhibits dealing with the history of Kootenai County with emphasis on logging, mining, transportation, and displays of early settler's life.

Lake Coeur D'Alene
This lake was once called "one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world" by National Geographic. It is 25 miles long and averages 2 1/2 miles in width. You can see a large population of osprey and also American bald eagles. The lake is surrounded by mountains and forest.

Golf at the beautiful Coeur D'Alene Resort where the unique 14th green floats on the lake! You may also find marinas, fishing, lake cruises, canoeing, waterskiing and the world's longest floating boardwalk (3,300 feet).

Silverwood Theme Park
15 miles north of the city on US 95
Phone: 208-683-3400
A late 1880's theme park with Victorian styled features including an antique airplane museum, steam train, professional ice show, bi-plane demonstrations, and the famous Grizzly roller coaster.
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Coeur D'Alene City Government

Coeur D'Alene City Hall
710 E Mullan Ave
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814-3958
Phone: 208-769-2300

Coeur D'Alene Tribal Council
Phone: 208-274-3101

Coeur D'Alene Chamber

Coeur D'Alene Chamber of Commerce
1621 N 3rd St.
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814-3340
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 850
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83816-0850
Phone: 208-664-3194
Fax: 208-667-9338 email:

Coeur D'Alene Organizations

Coeur D'Alene Chamber of Commerce
1621 N 3rd St.
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814-3340
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 850
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83816-0850
Phone: 208-664-3194
Fax: 208-667-9338 email:

Coeur D'Alene Libraries

Coeur D'Alene Library
201 Harrison Ave
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-769-2315

Coeur D'Alene Schools

Coeur D'Alene School District 271
311 N 10th St.
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814-4280
Phone: 208-664-8241

An Education page for the area.

Lewis-Clark State College
Coeur D'Alene Center
715 River Ave.
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Phone: 208-666-6707
Fax: 208-666-6712
The main campus in Lewiston, 120 miles south of Coeur D'Alene was founded in 1893.

University of Idaho
925 W. Garden Avenue Coeur D'Alene, ID
Phone: (208)667-2588
fax (208)664-1272 Coeur D'Alene


The population of Coeur D'Alene was:
1990 - 25,463
1998 - 32,200

Coeur D'Alene, Idaho is the only city in the United States with an apostrophe.

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