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Shoshone County, Idaho


Largest Silver Mines in the U.S

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Statistics & Facts

The Idaho state capital is Boise.
The population of Wallace is approximately 1,010 (1990), 784 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 597 (1990), 364 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wallace is 2.25 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wallace to Washington DC is 2139 miles.
The distance to the Idaho state capital is 267 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wallace is positioned 47.47 degrees north of the equator and 115.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.


On Interstate 90 near the Montana border
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History & History Related Items

Near a major mining area. Several of the world's largest and deepest silver mines are found near Wallace.
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Coeur d'Alene District Mining Museum
Phone: 208-753-7151
Lots of photos, artifacts and displays. There is a short slide show all about mining. Take a tour of Wallace from the Museum in a "surrey with the fringe on top" vehicle.

Northern Pacific Train Depot
Phone: 208-752-0111
See the original bricks imported from China.

Sierra Silver Mine Tour
Phone: 208-752-5151
You'll have to wear a hard hat, but it will be worth it when you tour underground in the mine which stretches five city blocks!

Historic Wallace - both people and places with lots of links and information.

Festivals in the area.
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Wallace Chamber

Wallace Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
10 River Street
Wallace, ID 83873
Phone/Fax: 208-753-7151

Wallace Organizations

Wallace Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
10 River Street
Wallace, ID 83873
Phone/Fax: 208-753-7151

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