Bitch Creek Cow Camp, Idaho

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Bitch Creek Cow Camp
Unincorporated community
Bitch Creek Cow Camp is located in Idaho
Bitch Creek Cow Camp
Bitch Creek Cow Camp
Location within the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 43°59′5″N 111°9′34″W / 43.98472°N 111.15944°W / 43.98472; -111.15944Coordinates: 43°59′5″N 111°9′34″W / 43.98472°N 111.15944°W / 43.98472; -111.15944
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyFremont
Elevation6,106 ft (1,861 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS ID377708[1]

Bitch Creek Cow Camp is an unincorporated locale in Fremont County, Idaho, United States.[2] Bitch Creek is a nearby stream whose name is said to be a corruption of the French word "biche" (which means doe), and that French trappers originally named the waterway "Anse de Biche."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bitch Creek Cow Camp, Idaho
  2. ^ Arney, C.e. (3 March 1940). Change Name of Moscow?, Lewiston Morning Tribune (relating story of how a mining strike in the Bitch Creek area caused a camp to be set up, which later closed up when mining activity decreased)
  3. ^ Idaho: A Guide in Word and Pictures, p. 406 (1937)