ABOUT Coeur d’Alene Idaho


About Coeur d’Alene Idaho.

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ENJOY Coeur d’Alene during any of our 4 seasons.  Beautiful downtown community on Lake CDA.  Fireworks, boating, skiing, mountain biking, triathlons, parties, kayak, hiking, ATV trails, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing.  Eat out at many of our great restaurants of all styles.  Drink at our local pubs and bars all within walking distance of each other.







Coeur d’Alene (korr də-layn) is the biggest city in Kootenai County, Idaho.  The estimated population of Coeur d’Alene in 2016 is 52,218. The city is located about 30 mi (48 km) east of the larger city of Spokane, Washington. Coeur d’Alene is the most populated city in the Idaho Panhandle. The city is situated on the north shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene, 25-mile (40 km) in length. Locally, Coeur d’Alene is also called the “Lake City,” with the initials, “CDA.”


The city of Coeur d’Alene has grown significantly in the last 4 years, due to a substantial increase in tourism & new technology start-up Companies. Coeur d’Alene is growing in new technologies like (AI), artificial intelligence, Drone’s, and Robotics.  CDA is the first city to pass laws that require residents to be “Friendly” to Robots.


The “Think Big Festival” is held every year in August.  Featuring speakers from Microsoft, Facebook, X-Prize, Tesla, and GIZMO.


World famous media person Barbara Walters called the city “a little slice of Heaven” and said it was one of the most fascinating places to visit. Good Morning America has broadcast the city’s Christmas lighting & fireworks show because its display is among the largest in the United States. The Coeur d’Alene Resort was built in 1986 and makes the downtown area on Sherman ave., the most happening ‘hub’ of the city.


Coeur d’Alene was given the  “Dog Town USA Award from Dog Fancy Magazine,” because of it’s dog-friendly city and 3 spectacular dog parks. Bring Fido to Coeur d’Alene!


State: Idaho     County: Kootenai   Founded: 1878.

Elevation above sea level:  2,188 ft

Time Zone: Pacific

Zip Codes: 83814 + 83815

Estimated population in 2016,   #52,218.  



The city is the healthcare, education, retail, manufacturing, media, and recreation center for northern Idaho. Several mining firms are headquartered in the city like Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL). The Coeur d’Alene Resort is also a major employer.


Coeur d’Alene’s retail has expanded greatly in recent years with the opening of new stores and entertainment venues. Riverstone Square has a 14-theater Regal Cinemas, condominiums, a Hampton Inn, Riverstone park, restaurants, & retailers. The North Idaho Centennial Trail bike path cuts through Coeur d’Alene.


Art galleries and cafes are located along Sherman Avenue, Coeur d’Alene’s main street. During the summer, artists and musicians frequent Sherman Square.


Newsmax magazine puts Coeur d’Alene on their list of the “Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities and Towns.”  Embracing its natural beauty & establishing a small business-friendly community that has helped grow its thriving tourism industry.





Elementary Schools


  • Borah Elementary School
  • Bryan Elementary School
  • Dalton Elementary School
  • Fernan Elementary School
  • Hayden Meadows Elementary School
  • Skyway Elementary School
  • Winton Elementary School
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Middle Schools


High Schools


Christian Schools


LAM Christian Academy

Coeur d’Alene Christian

Lake City Junior Academy


Magnet / Charter / STEM Schools




NIC: North Idaho College.

U of I: University of Idaho extension.

Lewis-Clark State College.




The city of Coeur d’Alene provides for municipal water, sewer and stormwater management, street lighting, garbage collection, and recycling.





Kootenai Health is the primary medical center serving the Coeur d’Alene and north Idaho area. With over 2,600 employees, it is the largest employer in Kootenai County.



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