Introduction to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, in Kootenai county, is located 30 miles E of Spokane, Washington (center to center) and 258 miles E of Seattle, Washington.

Coeur D'Alene History

The city of Coeur D'Alene was originally inhabited by an Indian tribe called Coeur d'Alene. In fact, the tribe was named by the French Canadian fur traders in reference to their tough trading practices. Coeur d'Alene is a French word which means heart of the awl. This also implies shrewd or sharp - hearted. There were a lot of miners’ disputes in the Coeur d'Alene city. The name of the city was directly taken from a fort called Fort Coeur d'Alene and was constructed by General William Tecumseh Sherman.

Coeur D'Alene and nearby Attractions

  • Northview Plaza
  • Coeur D'Alene Mall
  • Memorial Field
  • Sanders Beach
  • Silver Lake Mall

Things To Do In Coeur D'Alene

When visitors are in Coeur D'Alene, they have access to many shopping centers such as the Silver Lake Mall, Coeur D'Alene Mall, and Midtown Shopping Center. The Northview Plaza is also a good place to hang out. Sanders Beach also offers a good time to tourists. There are various parks including the Mae McEuen Playfield and the Memorial Field. These parks come with various recreational facilities. There are a number of fairs and festivals hosted by the city such as the North Idaho Fair, BalloonFest, Downtown Street Fair, Art from the Heart, and Wooden Boat Festival every year.

Coeur D'Alene Transportation

Coeur D'Alene Air Terminal offers air transportation facility.

Coeur D'Alene Higher Education

North Idaho College is in the city of Coeur D'Alene. Other higher education institutes that the city's residents can attend include Spokane Community College, Ganzaga University, Spokane Falls Community College, and Eastern Washington University.

Coeur Dalene Almanac

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Coeur Dalene Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp55 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip26 inches
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp21 to 36 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.7 inches
Distance36.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 61 F
Jul Temp48 to 84 F
Oct Temp33 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dalton Gardens2,765$91,000
Hayden Lake814$102,500
Post Falls31,945$62,205
Spirit Lake2,228$50,625
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