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Teton County is a county located in the state of Idaho. Based on the 2010 census, the
population was 10,170. The county was created in 1915. The
county seat is Driggs, and the largest
city is Victor. Teton county is named after the Teton Mountains to the east.
Teton County is part of the Jackson, WY-ID Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The Teton Valley was discovered by John Colter in 1808, a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-06). It became known as Pierre's Hole, and it hosted the well-attended 1832 Rendezvous, which was followed by the Battle of Pierre's Hole.
Teton County is named for the Teton Range.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Established January 26, 1915, with its county seat at Driggs. It was named for the adjacent Teton mountains and valley. The valley was formerly known as Pierre's Hole where Indians held their councils and trappers met for their rendezvous.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 451 square miles (1,170 km2), of which 449 square miles (1,160 km2) is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) (0.2%) is water.
Teton county is located in east Idaho. The county is the second-smallest county in Idaho by area.
Bordering counties are as follows:
The public schools are operated by Teton School District #401, led by the county's only traditional high school, Teton High School, in Driggs.