Owyhee County , Idaho

Owyhee County: County in Idaho, United States


Owyhee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,526 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 11,823 inhabitants. Its county seat is Murphy. The county was created 158 years ago in 1863.

Owyhee County Quick Facts

Population : 11,823 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Idaho (United States)
Area : 19934 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.4%
Land as percent of area : 99.6%
Named for : Hawaii
Altitude : 5,010 feet / 1527 meters
Capital : Murphy
Establishment : December 12, 1863
Time Zone : America/Boise
Local time : 17:20:16 (24th September 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.51% (2010-2019)
Owyhee County locator map
Location of Owyhee County on Idaho map.
Owyhee Mountains image
Owyhee Mountains
Owyhee Mountains image


Owyhee County is located at 42°34'54"N 116°10'12"W (42.5815300, -116.1699800). It has 7 neighbors: Elmore County, Ada County, Canyon County, Twin Falls County, Elko County, Humboldt County and Malheur County.

Owyhee County map

The largest city of Owyhee County is Homedale with a population of 2,720. Other cities include, Marsing population 1,318 and Grand View population 469. See all Owyhee County cities & populated places.

Owyhee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Homedale 2,720 City in Owyhee County, Idaho, United States
Marsing 1,318 City in Owyhee County, Idaho, United States
Grand View 469 City in Owyhee County, Idaho, United States

Owyhee County has 7 neighbours.

  • Murphy


The population of Owyhee County increased by 2.51% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,526 - census
2011 11,376 -1.32% estimation process
2012 11,409 0.29% estimation process
2013 11,394 -0.13% estimation process
2014 11,288 -0.94% estimation process
2015 11,288 0% estimation process
2016 11,364 0.67% estimation process
2017 11,618 2.19% estimation process
2018 11,669 0.44% estimation process
2019 11,823 1.3% estimation process

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Idaho Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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
Bonner County 45,739 County in Idaho, United States