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Benewah County
Established: 1/13/1915

Parent County: Kootenai

Co. Seat: Cities
St. Maries: Plummer, Santa, Fernwood, Tensed, Chacolet, Desmet, Emida

Established January 23, 1915, with its county seat at St. Maries, by an act of the state legislature from the southern
part of Kootenai County. Named for a Coeur d'Alene Indian chief. Some settlement began after the completion of the
Mullan Road in 1860, but most settlers came to the area after the discovery of gold near St. Maries in 1880.

County Clerk:
St Maries, ID 83861-1886 Phone: (208) 245-3212 Fax: (208) 245-3046

IGS Publication: Summer 1997