Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
"Kootenai County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was established in 1864, named after Kootenai tribe. The entire county comprises the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 108,685 at the 2000 census; it was estimated at 139,390 in 2009. The county seat and largest city is Coeur d'Alene.
"Directly west across the state border is the Spokane, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprising Spokane County, Washington; the combined population of the two counties was estimated at 608,074 in 2009.
"Kootenai County was formed on December 22, 1864, from the northern section of Nez Perce County. It was named after the Kootenai, because it lies in the traditional area of settlement of the tribe.
"Once comprising most of the western Panhandle, the county's present boundaries were established in 1915, following the formation of Benewah County to the south.
"Directly east of Kootenai County is Shoshone County and the Silver Valley, which has had a history of disputes between miners and mine owners."
Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010