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Bonners Ferry
Boundary County, Idaho


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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
The population of Bonners Ferry is approximately 2,193 (1990), 2543 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 945 (1990), 1117 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bonners Ferry is 4.914 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.328 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bonners Ferry to Washington DC is 2184 miles.
The distance to the Idaho state capital is 350 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bonners Ferry is positioned 48.69 degrees north of the equator and 116.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bonners Ferry elevation is 1,773 feet above sea level.


On Hwy 95 at the top northern part of Idaho near the Canadian border
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History & History Related Items

A fur trading post was established here in 1808 by David Thompson and Finan McDonald, local trappers. A permanent settlement was not made here, however, until 1864. E. L. Bonner made a ferry which replaced the indian canoes that had ferried people across the river to the Canadian gold fields. Bonners Ferry is only 25 miles from Canada. It is a scenic and beautiful area which draws many tourists to admire it.
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The founding of Bonners Ferry



Bonners Ferry Visitors Center
Phone: 208-267-5922
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Bonners Ferry City Government

Bonners Ferry City Hall
7232 Main St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-3105

Bonners Ferry Chamber

Bonners Ferry Chamber-Commerce
205 E Riverside
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-5922

Bonners Ferry Organizations

Bonners Ferry Chamber-Commerce
205 E Riverside
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-5922

Bonners Ferry Libraries

Boundary County Library
6370 Kootenai St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
Phone: 208-267-3750

Bonners Ferry Schools

Boundary County School District 101
7188 Oak St
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805-8580
Phone: 208-267-3146

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