Post Falls "Idaho's River City"

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.

Post Falls


"All students will have the attitudes, skills and knowledge
to be productive and responsible citizens."
Post Falls school district strives to support their mission statement with 1 kindergarten, 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 main high school along with a high school Technical campus and an alternative high school.
The Post Falls School District is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees elected by the citizens of the district to serve overlapping terms of four years each.



he Post Falls Hydroelectric Development is located in northern Idaho, nine miles downstream of Coeur d'Alene Lake. It was constructed where the Spokane River branches into three separate channels. The development includes a dam in each channel. Besides producing electricity, the development affects water levels in Lake Coeur d'Alene and parts of the Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe and St. Maries rivers during the summer recreation season.

The middle channel dam includes the powerhouse, which contains six generating units. Five were operational by 1908; the sixth was added in 1980

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Updated: 20th October, 2020 4:55 PM (UTC).