Land Area: 83,557
square miles, 13th in area size
Water Area: 880 square
Highest Point: 12,662 feet above sea level at the
summit of Mt. Borah, Custer County in the Lost River
Lowest Point: 770 feet above sea level at the Snake
River at Lewiston
Length: 479 Miles
Width: 305 miles at
Geographic Center: Settlement of Custer on the
Yankee Fork River, Custer County.
Number of Lakes: More
Navigable Rivers: Snake, Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe,
St. Maries and Kootenai.
Largest Lake: Lake Pend Oreille,
180 square miles.
Temperature Extremes: Highest, 118
degrees at Orofino July 28, 1934; Lowest, -60 degrees at
Island Park Dam, January 18, 1943.
1,293,953 -(2000 U.S. Census Bureau)