Harrison, Idaho

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Harrison is a city in Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. The population was 267 at the 2000 census.

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History

Harrison was incorporated in 1899 and was once the largest city on Lake Coeur d'Alene.

In 1917 about half of the residential area of Harrison and a number of businesses were burned in a major fire. Most of the town was never rebuilt after the fire.

Organizations

Churches

  • Harrison Community Baptist Church
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church

Clubs

  • Crane Historical Society
  • Harrison Area Ball Fields Association
  • Harrison Chamber of Commerce
  • TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly
  • Veteran of Foreign Wars

Miscellaneous

  • Harrison Grange Hall
  • Harrison Senior Center
  • Old Time Picnic Committee

Geography

Harrison is located at 47°26′59″N 116°46′50″W / 47.44972°N 116.78056°W / 47.44972; -116.78056 (47.449779, -116.780674).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), of which, 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (12.50%) is water.

Harrison is located 28 miles south of Interstate 90 on the Lake Coeur d'Alene Scenic Byway - Hwy 97.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 267 people, 124 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 646.4 people per square mile (251.4/km²). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 380.1/sq mi (147.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.25% White, 0.75% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

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