Cataldo, Idaho

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Cataldo is an unincorporated community in Kootenai and Shoshone counties in northern Idaho. It is located at an altitude of 2,139 feet (652 m).[1] Cataldo lies on the southeast banks of the Coeur d'Alene River and Interstate 90 passes the south side of the community. The community of Kingston lies along I-90 to the east.[2]


The Cataldo Mission lies west of the river in Kootenai County.[2] It is the first mission in the Northwest and is a National Historic Landmark.[3]

Cataldo's population was estimated at 100 in 1909,[4] and was also 100 in 1960.[5]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cataldo, Idaho
  2. ^ a b Cataldo, Idaho, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1985
  3. ^ "Cataldo Mission". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2008-01-10. Retrieved 2008-01-22.
  4. ^ Davis, Ellis A. (1909). Davis' New Commercial Encyclopedia: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, the Pacific Northwest. Ellis A. Davis. p. 189.
  5. ^ World Book Encyclopedia. Vol. I. Field Enterprises Corporation. 1960. p. 27.

Coordinates: 47°32′56″N 116°19′47″W / 47.54889°N 116.32972°W / 47.54889; -116.32972