Athol is a city in Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. The population was 692 at the 2010 census, up from 676 in 2000. It is part of the Coeur d'Alene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes the entire county.
Athol is notable for the nearby Silverwood theme park. Several miles east of town is Farragut State Park at the southern end of Lake Pend Oreille.
A post office called Athol has been in operation since 1895. The city may be named after the Duke of Atholl.
Athol is located at 47°56′46″N 116°42′26″W (47.946024, -116.707349), at an elevation of 2,392 feet (729 m) above sea level.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), all of it land.
As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $30,595, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,632.