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St. Maries Chamber Of Commerce

538 Main Ave.
P.O. Box 162
St. Maries, Id 83861
(208) 245-3563
Fax:(208) 245-2007
[email protected]

The St Maries Chamber of Commerce has Chamber Gift Certificates available for all your gift-giving needs: personal holiday gifts, business incentives & bonus’, any occasion to show your appreciation to someone. Please contact the Chamber office at 245-3563. Certificates are accepted at nearly all St. Maries businesses.

Who We Are

Welcome to St. Maries, Idaho!

This quiet town is situated in a beautiful, timbered valley which includes two major rivers and a multitude of lakes.

St. Maries (which is located about 2.5 hours from the Canadian border) is the county seat of Benewah County and has a population of about 2800. It is the retail center for eastern Benewah County and enjoys a trade-area population of about 8500.

The local economy is driven by the timber industry complemented by some mining operations and a solid base of farming. The remarkable beauty of the area combined with the exceptional quality of life has spawned a considerable retirement community in the area.

The St. Maries Chamber of Commerce's Mission is:

To promote, support, and improve the economic environment for member businesses by fostering the development of business growth and prosperity while preserving our area’s natural resources to protect and enhance our quality of life.

What We Do

Membership Benefits

The following benefits are provided to the members of the St. Maries Chamber of Commerce.

Distribution of Information:

St. Maries Chamber of Commerce responds to inquiries from around the world regarding vacationing, relocating, or just general information. The Chamber of Commerce also acts as the “front door” to St. Maries by greeting visitors to the area and answering any questions they may have.

Name Recognition:

“Chamber of Commerce” is a nationally and internationally familiar entity. The St. Maries Chamber of Commerce offers immediate recognition as an organization that promotes and enhances the business climate of this community.

Gift Certificates:

Chamber’s gift certificate program promotes “shopping at home”. These gift certificates are available for anyone and can be spent at any participating business in St. Maries. This program offers your business the opportunity to promote “keeping dollars at home”.

Community Projects:

Chamber of Commerce is involved with many local charities and community volunteer organizations in an ongoing effort to make St. Maries an inviting environment for visitors and for the people who live here.


St. Maries Chamber of Commerce enhances the business community by working with Timber Plus/Greater St. Joe Development Foundation (economic development entity) to promote the business community. A Chamber board member also represents Benewah County on the North Idaho Tourism Alliance board. Grants made possible through this organization have made it possible for the Chamber to promote recreation in St. Maries and the surrounding areas.

These are just a few of the benefits of becoming a member of the St. Maries Chamber of Commerce.
Please join us in our efforts to strengthen the St. Maries business community.

Individual or Out-of-Area Supporters $100 Year

Small Business: (1 to 5 Individuals or non-profit) $125 Year

Medium Business: (6 to 15 Individuals) $200 Year

Large Business: (Banks, Utilities, Major Employers) $350 Year

Please fill out the Membership Application form and an invoice will be sent to your mailing address once your application is processed.