Cottonwood, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 910 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 448  (49.3%)
Females: 462  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83522.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,602 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$40,602
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,773 (it was $15,003 in 2000)

Cottonwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,397 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Cottonwood:

$128,397
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $710.

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  • Races in Cottonwood, ID (2010)

    Cottonwood races chart
    • 87096.7%White alone
    • 80.9%Black alone
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 80.9%Hispanic
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cottonwood detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cottonwood: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.3%), English (7.7%), Irish (6.9%), United States (5.3%), French (4.7%), Russian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,095 people per square mile   (low).

Cottonwood,ID real estate house value index trend

Cottonwood, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Idaho:

5.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cottonwood, Idaho as of April 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Cottonwood to the number of sex offenders is 230 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $673 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $853 (0.6%)

Cottonwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (119.7 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (295.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (834.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ferdinand, ID (2.7 miles) , Nezperce, ID (3.7 miles ), Grangeville, ID (3.7 miles ), Craigmont, ID (3.8 miles ), Stites, ID (4.3 miles ), Winchester, ID (4.3 miles ), Kooskia, ID (4.3 miles ), Kamiah, ID (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $191,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $121,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $96,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $128,200
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $84,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $104,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.05 N, Longitude: 116.35 W

Area code: 208

Cottonwood household income distribution Cottonwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Cottonwood by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100100001000
per 100,000 102.20.00.094.90.00.00.00.096.20.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 330004551001
per 100,000 306.7314.50.00.00.0376.6483.6474.896.20.00.0108.0
Burglaries 130114432310
per 100,000 102.2314.50.094.991.1376.6386.8284.9192.5329.7109.20.0
Thefts 2304394528107
per 100,000 204.5314.50.0379.5273.2847.5386.8474.8192.5879.11,091.7755.9
Auto thefts 310000000300
per 100,000 306.7104.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0329.70.00.0
Arson 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.094.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.7) 190.5110.20.0101.718.0141.1145.0139.4122.288.153.454.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cottonwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Idaho average:

1.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Cottonwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cottonwood, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 184.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from Cottonwood center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 388.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from Cottonwood center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 296.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Idaho County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cottonwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Don Bies - Professional golfer, Sheryl Nuxoll - Congresswoman in Idaho, Bobby Watkins (cornerback) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cottonwood:

  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 701 LEWISTON ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cottonwood:

  • SYRINGA GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)
  • GRANGEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRANGEVILLE, ID)

Airports located in Cottonwood:

Amtrak station near Cottonwood:

  • 14 miles: GRANGEVILLE (U.S. HWY 95) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 41 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 57 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 61 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 93 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 99 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • North Idaho College (about 115 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 116 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Public high schools in Cottonwood:

Private high school in Cottonwood:

  • SUMMIT ACADEMY (Students: 96; Location: 122 SUBSTATION RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cottonwood:

See full list of schools located in Cottonwood, School District: COTTONWOOD JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT 242

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Notable locations in Cottonwood: Cottonwood Rural Fire Department (A), Cottonwood Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cottonwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Country Haus Restaurant (407 Foster), Dog Bark Park (RR 1 Box 119L).

Idaho County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 52.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 27.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 9.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottonwood and their reported violations in the past:

COTTONWOOD WATER DEPT (Population served: 944, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTH IDAHO CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
MONASTERY OF ST GERTRUDES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Cottonwood in 2000:

  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Cottonwood compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 104 Main Street, branch established on 1956/03/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cottonwood Branch at 316 Main Street, branch established on 1974/07/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Idaho average:

11.0

Cottonwood travel time to work - commute Cottonwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cottonwood city (based on Idaho County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,7297
Evangelical Protestant1,73225
Other6333
Mainline Protestant5296
None10,644-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Idaho County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Idaho County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

15.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Idaho County:

28.5%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
State:

11.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,724$32,6880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$600
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,144$37,7281$610
Police - Other 0$0 1$404
Firefighters 0$0 1$50
Streets and Highways 1$3,316$39,7920$0
Sewerage 1$3,052$36,6240$0
Water Supply 1$3,388$40,6561$206
Totals for Government 5$15,624$37,4989$1,870

Cottonwood government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $157,000 ($172.53)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $259,000 ($284.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($121.98)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($110.99)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($104.40)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($60.44)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($46.15)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($41.76)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($25.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($13.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($9.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.10)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $10,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $238,000 ($261.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($81.32)

Cottonwood government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $133,000 ($146.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($130.77)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($2.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $71,000 ($78.02)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($12.09)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $246,000 ($270.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($85.71)
    All Other: $70,000 ($76.92)
    General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($64.84)
  • Tax - Property: $158,000 ($173.63)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.10)

Cottonwood government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,744,000 ($1916.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,671,000 ($1836.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,000 ($80.22)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $72,000 ($79.12)
    Beginning: $28,000 ($30.77)

Cottonwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $277,000 ($304.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,000 ($86.81)

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nez Perce County, ID  0.65% ($26,758 average AGI)
from Lewis County, ID  0.49% ($23,560)
from Ada County, ID  0.41% ($23,810)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nez Perce County, ID  0.93% ($32,979 average AGI)
to Lewis County, ID  0.42% ($31,524)
to Ada County, ID  0.36% ($27,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KORT (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonwood:

  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • K274AS (102.7 FM; KAMIAH, ETC., ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLER-FM (95.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • K213BN (90.5 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE, INC.)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K272DO (102.3 FM; OROFINO, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonwood:

  • K48DH (Channel 48; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV,INC.)
  • K19BY (Channel 19; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K59BA (Channel 59; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K69AK (Channel 69; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K43CI (Channel 43; GRANGEVILLE, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K39CT (Channel 39; COTTONWOOD, ETC., ID; Owner: REV. RAY TUCKER TR/AS FAITH TV)
  • K26CK (Channel 26; CRAIGMONT, ETC., ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO TV, INC.)
  • K07CP (Channel 7; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)
  • K09CK (Channel 9; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)
  • K11CR (Channel 11; FERDINAND, ID; Owner: FERDINAND TV SERVICE)

Cottonwood fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 1997 07:23 PM, King St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1996 12:18 AM, 95, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 3,100Total average daily traffic
  • 558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,650Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cottonwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: WQAJ687, Licensee ID: L00230978
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.387 MHz, 466.762 MHz, 467.012 MHz, 467.450 MHz, 468.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2004, Expiration Date: 06/16/2014, Certifier: Brian Davis
    Registrant: Davis Communications, 103 S. Front Rd, Kamiah, ID 83536, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Jct Of Lewiston & North Sts (Lat: 46.050722 Lon: -116.351806), Call Sign: KUX302
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2004, Expiration Date: 12/29/2014
    Registrant: Davis Communications, 103 S. Front Rd, Kamiah, ID 83536, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Email:
  • 4.8 Mi W (Lat: 46.066000 Lon: -116.464306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPJI226, Licensee ID: L00008317
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, 451.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/1996, Expiration Date: 06/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/01/2001, Certifier: William A Honey
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W Mineral Ave Rm Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9775
  • Cottonwood Butte 517 Mi Wnw (Lat: 46.067111 Lon: -116.465972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KOQ30
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022
    Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • COTTONWOOD BUTTE, Cottonwood Butte (Lat: 46.069167 Lon: -116.465000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQDU839
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2005, Expiration Date: 11/03/2015, Certifier: Dennis Duman
    Registrant: Davis Communications, 116 N Main St, Kooskia, ID 83539, Phone: (208) 926-4439, Fax: (208) 926-4685, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Cottonwood Butte, 8.5 Miles West Of Cottonwood (Lat: 46.069083 Lon: -116.465556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQNC608
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz, 6605.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2010, Expiration Date: 12/15/2020, Certifier: Brent Schlangen
    Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • COTTONWOOD HIGH SCHO, 453 Keuterville Rd (Lat: 46.034806 Lon: -116.391389), Type: Building, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WQOI425
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2011, Expiration Date: 10/05/2021, Certifier: Kevin Owen
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • COTTONWOOD, Junction St Near Front St (Lat: 46.048472 Lon: -116.348194), Overall height: 42.4 m, Call Sign: KYR88
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22RA , Serial Number: 624, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 709 Smith, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2310X , Serial Number: 18256210, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Terry B Holubetz, Po Box 95, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: FOUND ACFT CANADA INC FBA-2C1 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34GR , Serial Number: 55, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Seubert Enterprises Inc, 604 King St, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5A(205A) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4801U , Serial Number: 205-0501, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rick Tidwell, 116 End Rd, Cottonwood, ID 83522, Other Owners: Susan Tidwell
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4876Y , Serial Number: 21064025, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Seubert Enterprises Inc, Po Box 57 604 King Street, Cottonwood, ID 83522
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206D (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71967 , Serial Number: U206-1241, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1969
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rick Tidwell, 116 End Rd, Cottonwood, ID 83522, Other Owners: Susan Tidwell

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Cottonwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cottonwood, ID
Most common first names in Cottonwood, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8886.7 years
John1579.8 years
Richard1171.7 years
Elizabeth1083.8 years
Helen876.6 years
George877.0 years
Joe781.3 years
Margaret787.3 years
Lawrence773.8 years
Henry773.7 years
Most common last names in Cottonwood, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Seubert2181.5 years
Schmidt1571.7 years
Uhlenkott1287.2 years
Wimer1078.2 years
Gehring1079.3 years
Arnzen970.2 years
Riener979.6 years
Kopczynski786.7 years
Nuxoll780.9 years
Wensman777.7 years

Businesses in Cottonwood, ID

  • RadioShack: 1
  • UPS: 1

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