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  • Post Falls is named after Frederick Post, a German immigrant who constructed a lumber mill along the Spokane River in 1871 on land he purchased from Andrew Seltice, Chief of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. The purchase of the land is preserved in a pictograph on a granite cliff in Treaty Rock park.
  • Bounded by Coeur d’Alene to the east, the state of Washington to the west, the Spokane River to the south and the Rathdrum prairie to the north, Post Falls is the western gateway to Idaho for travelers along Interstate 90.
  • The elevation of the city is 2,182 feet above sea level. Post Falls enjoys four distinct seasons, with temperatures ranging in the 80s in mid-summer to low teens during the winter. Annual average sunshine ranges from about 30 percent in winter, with July and August bringing average sunny days over 80 percent of the time. Annual average relative humidity is 46%; average amount of precipitation is 29 inches, with an total average of 49 inches of snow.


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20 Best Things to Do in Post Falls, ID

Parks, Hiking, Scenery, and More. The quaint city of Post Falls is a recreational mecca in the heart of North Idaho, a gateway to all exciting outdoor adventures. Read More

Alice’s Adventures on Earth Blog

Post Falls, Idaho: An Outdoor and Food Lover’s Paradise. If you’re looking for a beautiful place to visit with plenty of outdoor activities and fantastic food, look no further than Post Falls, Idaho… Read More

KXLY Broadcast Group

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