About Downtown Sandpoint

Sandpoint … a small town with big expectations!

Located on the shore of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, against the dramatic backdrop of the Selkirk Mountains and Schweitzer Mountain ski resort, Sandpoint is a lively community of about 7,200 people, as of the 2010 Census. Incorporated in 1901, Sandpoint was built on the rich heritage of the railroad and timber industries. In the 1970s came an influx of artists and musicians, creating an ongoing legacy arts and cultural events. Today tourism, retail, service and entrepreneurial independent businesses all contribute to a downtown district that attracts visitors as well as residents for dining, shopping and community events.

Downtown Sandpoint comprises about 400 businesses, with a rich mix of shops and retailers, restaurants, hotels and service providers. Go to the Downtown Business Directory to find businesses. Interested in placing your business in downtown? Check the Available Properties page.

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