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Chinook is a city in Blaine County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian term for "warm wind"

The latitude of Chinook is 48.59N. The longitude is -109.23W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,428 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,325.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,461
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chinook demographic reports
Chinook is on Lodge Creek
Former and merged names include:
· Belknap
· Dawes
Developed as a processing center for surrounding sugar beet fields

The Bear Paw Battlefield, south of town, marks the end of the Nez Perce Trail

Local festivals include:
  • Sugarbeet Festival - Oct. 13, 2007
  • Roundup Days - June 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Chinook web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Bear Paw Battlefield, Blaine County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Chinook demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Blaine County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59523 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Chinook residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chinook ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chinook was $16,038, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Chinook residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Chinook festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Chinook, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $635.


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Libraries in Chinook include Blaine County Library ... View libraries

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Blaine County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chinook political report.

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The average commute time for Chinook workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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