Council is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Idaho, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles, of which, 1.00 square mile is land and 0.03 square miles is water.
Council experiences the typical continental Mediterranean climate of northern Idaho, with cold, snowy winters and hot, dry summers. It differs from cities like Moscow and Bonners Ferry in having substantially hotter summers, with average maxima as much as 7 °F or 4 °C higher and absolute maxima among the highest in the northwestern United States. The average annual precipitation for Council is 24 inches, and the average annual snowfall is around 47 inches.
As of the census of 2010, there were 839 people, 360 households, and 224 families residing in the city.