Lemhi County

Lemhi County, Idaho

206 Courthouse Dr
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: (208) 756-2815
Fax: (208) 756-8424

On the central eastern border of ID; organized Mar 3, 1869 (prior to statehood) from Idaho County. Name Origin: For Fort Lemhi, a Mormon mission on the Salmon River, named for a character in the Book of Mormon

Area (sq mi):: 4569.50 (land 4564.16; water 5.35) Population per square mile: 1.70
Population 2005: 7,909 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 13.10% Population 2000: 7,806 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 42.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,037; median household $30,185; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,673-$21,458
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 3.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The ICO is a high-grade cobalt-copper deposit and a partially completed mine site and mill located in Lemhi County outside the town of Salmon, Idaho.
(CSE: CO) has acquired the Idaho, US-based JA Project located in the Cobalt region of Lemhi County, the company said.
Forest Service helibases located at the Lemhi County Airport (KSMN) in Salmon, Idaho, and the Challis (Idaho) Airport (KLLJ) have been busy supporting fire operations on numerous fires, including the Rabbit Foot Fire, located only 10 miles north of Challis and 10 miles southwest of Salmon.
Grants ranged from more than $1 million to the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, including the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau, to $26,000 for the Lemhi County Economic Development Association.
of Blackfoot, Idaho Amount: $2,042,067 Project: Lemhi River Bridge, Lemhi County, Idaho Owner: Idaho Department of Transportation Cost estimate: not available Project team: not available 5.
United States-based Senetek Plc (OTCBB: SNKTY) has received the necessary permits to undertake the remainder of its planned work programme at its Iron Creek cobalt-copper project, in Lemhi County, Idaho.
In 1870, 988 non-Indians lived in Lemhi County. After the discovery of gold in the mountains west and south of Salmon City, the population rose to 2,230.
He cursed them, threw rocks at them, and proclaimed that federal search warrants weren't any good in Lemhi County. The agents kept their cool and did their best to calm him down.
In Idaho's Lemhi County, Sheriff Brett Barsalou openly defied U.S.
Fish and Wildlife agents investigating the shooting of a wolf in Idaho retreated from rancher Gene Hussey's land after Lemhi County Sheriff Brett Baraslou claimed their search warrant was invalid and drove off with Hussey, threatening to "go to Plan B." One of Hussey's confederates explained that Plan B meant they'd be returning with the local militia.