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Careywood, Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonner
2,280 ft (690 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 208
GNIS feature ID 396235

Careywood is an unincorporated community in Bonner County, Idaho, United States. Careywood is located on U.S. Route 95 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north-northeast of Athol. Careywood has a post office with ZIP code 83809.

Originally known as Severance, the town was renamed Careywood after a man named Carey from Spokane who bought land in the area. At the time, Careywood was involved in the logging industry.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Careywood has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

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