Careywood, Idaho

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Careywood, Idaho
Unincorporated community
Careywood, Idaho is located in Idaho
Careywood, Idaho
Careywood, Idaho
Careywood, Idaho is located in the US
Careywood, Idaho
Careywood, Idaho
Coordinates: 48°02′05″N 116°38′36″W / 48.03472°N 116.64333°W / 48.03472; -116.64333Coordinates: 48°02′05″N 116°38′36″W / 48.03472°N 116.64333°W / 48.03472; -116.64333
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonner
Elevation 2,280 ft (690 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83809
Area code(s) 208
GNIS feature ID 396235[1]

Careywood is an unincorporated community in Bonner County, Idaho, United States. Careywood is located on U.S. Route 95 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north-northeast of Athol. Careywood has a post office with ZIP code 83809.[2]

Originally known as Severance, the town was renamed Careywood after a man named Carey from Spokane who bought land in the area. At the time, Careywood was involved in the logging industry.[3]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Careywood has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

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