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Grangeville is a city of approximately 3,200 residents, located in north central Idaho. It is the county seat for Idaho County. Called the Gateway to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Grangeville is also near the Nez Perce National Forest, the Gospel Hump Wilderness and Hells Canyon. Whitewater rafting is available on the Clearwater, Snake and Salmon Rivers, and the city operates the nearby Snowhaven Ski Area. Hiking is a popular activity in the Nez Perce National Forest and the area is popular for salmon and steelhead trout fishing. Many residents of Grangeville depend on the the forests for their livelihoods. In addition to timber harvesting, the U.S. Forest Service is a major source of employment for the residents of the Grangeville region. Grangevilles Border Days is a large 4th of July celebration that features the states oldest rodeo, as well as parades, rides, art shows and dances. Other attractions in Grangeville include the former Fish Creek Lookout Log Cabin, which was donated in 1961 to the Idaho County Historical Society Mining Museum and is now located on East Main Street. The outdoor display contains many original machines and equipment used in early gold mining in Idaho County.

Surrounding areas: Elk City, Idaho (14.9 mi), Kooskia, Idaho (34.7 mi), Horseshoe Bend, Idaho (38.8 mi)

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Grangeville Weather & Climate

North Central Idaho has a four-season climate. Located within the northern latitude, Idaho's Northern Panhandle has summer days that are long and sunny, with just enough rain to keep things very green and pretty. Temperatures can range from very warm in the summer to very cold in the winter. The major mountain ranges accumulate a deep snow cover in the winter. In spring, the melting snow pack provides irrigation water for the lower regions of the state. The major source of moisture for northern Idaho is the Pacific Ocean, although in summer there are some exceptions when moisture-laden air is brought in from the south.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 35°F 11°F 3.39 in. -
February 41°F 14°F 2.51 in. -
March 47°F 20°F 2.62 in. -
April 54°F 26°F 2.69 in. -
May 62°F 33°F 3.26 in. -
June 71°F 39°F 3.14 in. -
July 80°F 41°F 1.90 in. -
August 81°F 38°F 1.45 in. -
September 72°F 32°F 1.75 in. -
October 59°F 26°F 2.07 in. -
November 41°F 20°F 3.22 in. -
December 33°F 11°F 3.14 in. -

Grangeville Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Idaho County airport (S80) located about 32 miles northwest of Grangeville and the Mc Call Municipal airport (MYL) located approximately 67 miles southwest of Grangeville in Mccall, Idaho.

Grangeville Attractions

Golf Courses
Grangeville Country ClubGrangevilleID 
Ski Areas
Lost TrailConnerMT66.7 mi.
Marshall MountainMissoulaMT104.6 mi.
Montana SnowbowlMissoulaMT104.6 mi.
Maverick MountainPolarisMT117.9 mi.
Lookout PassWallaceID119.9 mi.

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