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Shoshone County, Idaho

US county information
NameShoshone County
Largest cityKellogg|Kellogg
US Area
Total Area2635.50 sq mi (6825.9 km2)
Land Area2633.91 sq mi (6821.8 km2)
Water Area1.59 sq mi (4.1 km2)
Population12765 (2010)
Density0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
Named forNative American tribe
Time zonePacific
Time zonePacific: UTC-8/-7: -8/-7

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Shoshone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. The county was established in 1864, named for the Native American Shoshone tribe. The population was 12,765 at the 2010 census. Shoshone County is commonly referred to as the Silver Valley, due to its century-old mining history. The Silver Valley is famous nationwide for the vast amounts of silver, lead, and zinc mined from it.

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