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Bonner Ferry, Idaho 83805
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 41.791 W 116° 18.787
11U E 550544 N 5393947
Quick Description: The Bonner Ferry Post Office is located at 7167 1st Street. There is an interesting plaque and benchmark at the corner of the building.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2014 9:09:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMKXKT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
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Long Description:
The Bonner Ferry Post Office serves the postal needs to about 2,550 residents. Postal boxes are rented by residents as this is the only delivery service available.

This is a great old brick post office built in 1937.

Monday to Friday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - Closed

Lobby Hours 24 hours - 7 Days a week

Bonners Ferry grew out of a river crossing for prospectors heading to gold discoveries in Canada in the 1860’s. It is the county seat of Boundary County. The quaint downtown has been revitalized with pedestrian friendly street, parking, and a new visitors center.

The county is bisected by the Kootenai River, a major tributary of the Columbia River. The river’s course between two great mountain ranges created the resource rich valley that was the ancestral home of the Kootenai Tribe.

Today, this great floodplain is an agricultural gem, growing such diverse crops as hops, wheat, canola and nursery trees.

Forested mountains lie beyond the river valley, giving Bonner county its unique picturesque beauty.

Lumber and related forest products is the mainstay of the economy since the settlement of the area. The additional benefits from the National Forest lands include camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, skiing and snowmobiling.

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Source: (visit link)
Type of structure:: Stand alone

re-enter Zip Code here:: 83805

Current Status:: Still in Use

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