Resources and links

The Silver Valley Economic Development Corporation (SVEDC) assists businesses in all levels of their expansion or relocation process, and attracting financing packages. Panhandle Area Council (PAC) and local lenders work closely to build multiple-source financing for desirable projects.
See links below for Relocation and Business support services.

Business Advantages in Idaho’s Silver Valley

  • Higher education resources
  • Workforce training programs 
  • Low-cost electricity and natural gas
  • Abundant water resources
  • Broadband and telecommunications services
  • Available workforce
  • Immediate national connections for air, truck and railway
  • Business and financial support programs
  • Unmatched scenic beauty

Business Development Links

Business Climate

Idaho Biz Help

Idaho Small Business Development start up/growing a business

Secretary of State

Planning and Zoning (see links below under individual cities)


Business Incentives Commerce

Idaho Tax Reimbursement Incentive 

Shoshone County and Cities Demographics 

Community Profiles for counties/cities - Gem State Prospector

Silver Valley Quick Facts (includes recreational links)  

Silver Valley Community Review - Idaho Rural Partnership

Chambers of Commerce

Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce - located in Kellogg

Historic Wallace Chamber of Commerce

Planning and Zoning/Land Use

Shoshone County


Mullan 208-744-1515

Osburn 208-752-0001

Pinehurst 208-682-3721

Smelterville 208-786-3351

Wallace 208-752-1147

Wardner 208-786-0118

Commercial/Industrial Real Estate 

Gem State Prospector (Official Idaho Site Selection platform)


Spokane International Airport

Idaho Freight Network and Highway Capacity Maps

Montana Dept. of Transportation Maps and Info

Washington Freight System and Maps and Information

The Silver Express

Greyhound Bus


Natural Gas and Electric Services

South Fork Coeur d'Alene River Sewer District

Water – Central Shoshone County Water District - (208) 786-9141

Water – East Shoshone Water District - 208) 752-1174

Water – Pinehurst Water District - (208) 682-3611


Wired or Wireless


Frontier Communications


Shoshone County Workforce Trends

Workforce Training 

North Idaho College Silver Valley Center

NIC Workforce Training

Idaho Labor Market Information

Wage Survey for Northern Idaho (includes Shoshone County)

Occupational and Industry Projections (North Idaho)


State Tax Structures

Tax information for businesses

Business Income Tax

Business Financing

Business Loans Panhandle Area Council

Idaho Small Business Development - Funding guidance

Quality of Life

Medical Care 
Shoshone Medical Center  

Heritage Health

Regional Medical Center Kootenai Medical Center 

School districts

Kellogg School District

Wallace School District

Mullan School District  

Silver Valley Christian Academy

North Idaho College Silver Valley Center


Silver Mountain

Lookout Pass

Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes

Route of the Hiawatha

Coeur d’Alene National Forest

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