Benewah County, Idaho
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County was established January 23, 1915, by an act of the state
legislature from the southern part of Kootenai County and was named for
a Coeur d'Alene Indian chief. The county seat is located at St. Maries,
Idaho. Some settlement began after completion of the Mullan Road in
1860, but most settlers came to the area after the discovery of gold
near St. Maries in 1880.
St. Maries, Idaho
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