Benewah County , Idaho

Benewah County: County in Idaho, United States

Benewah County locator map
Location of Benewah County on Idaho map.


Benewah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,285 and a population density of 5 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 9,298 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. Maries. The county was created 106 years ago in 1915.


Benewah County is located at 47°13'3"N 116°39'32"W (47.2175500, -116.6588300). It has 5 neighbors: Kootenai County, Latah County, Shoshone County, Spokane County and Whitman County.

Benewah County Courthouse 1 - St Maries Idaho image
Benewah County Courthouse 1 - St Maries Idaho

The largest city of Benewah County is Saint Maries with a population of 2,448. Other cities include, Plummer population 1,029 and Tensed population 121. See all Benewah County cities & populated places.


Benewah County forecast: Areas of smoke before 2pm, then haze between 2pm and 5pm, then haze and a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny. High near 99, with temperatures falling to around 97 in the afternoon. East wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Benewah County Courthouse 1 - St Maries Idaho image

Benewah County map

Benewah County Quick Facts

Population : 9,298 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Idaho (United States)
Area : 2030 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Altitude : 2,812 feet / 857 meters
Capital : St. Maries
Establishment : January 01, 1915
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 20:48:27 (31st July 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.14% (2010-2019)
Weather : 99℉ Areas Of Smoke then Haze 7-days weather

Benewah County has 5 neighbours.

  • St. Maries


The population of Benewah County increased by 0.14% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,285 - census
2011 9,173 -1.22% estimation process
2012 9,126 -0.52% estimation process
2013 9,030 -1.06% estimation process
2014 9,032 0.02% estimation process
2015 8,996 -0.4% estimation process
2016 9,021 0.28% estimation process
2017 9,157 1.49% estimation process
2018 9,218 0.66% estimation process
2019 9,298 0.86% estimation process

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Benewah County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Benewah County.

City Name Population Title
Saint Maries 2,448 River in the United States of America
Plummer 1,029 City in Idaho, USA
Tensed 121 City in Benewah County, Idaho, United States

Idaho Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Idaho 1,787,065 State of the United States of America
Ada County 481,587 County in Idaho, United States
Canyon County 229,849 County in Idaho, United States
Boise 228,959 City in and state capital of Idaho, United States
Kootenai County 165,697 County in Idaho, United States
Bonneville County 119,062 County in Idaho, United States
Meridian 114,161 City in Ada County, Idaho, United States
Nampa 99,277 City in Canyon County, Idaho, United States
Bannock County 87,808 County in Idaho, United States
Twin Falls County 86,878 County in Idaho, United States
Idaho Falls 62,888 City in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States
Caldwell 58,481 City in and county seat of Canyon County, Idaho, United States
Pocatello 56,637 City in Idaho
Coeur d'Alene 52,414 City in Idaho, United States
Twin Falls 50,197 City in Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States
Bingham County 46,811 County in Idaho, United States

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