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Welcome to Aikman ...

So far, we have found very little information about Aikman. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Aikman to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Aikman, please Contact Us.


Aikman would have been located within present day Gem County.

The location of Aikman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Aikman is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Aikman is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Aikman was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Aikman once stood is in the (208) area code.

Communities near Aikman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Aikman and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Boise City   [Map]   226,570   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Caldwell   [Map]   54,660   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Eagle   [Map]   26,089   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emmett   [Map]   6,829   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Garden City   [Map]   11,890   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Horseshoe Bend   [Map]   716   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aikman.

Communities Also Named Aikman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Aikman - they are located in Kansas and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aikman.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aikman. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aikman. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aikman.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aikman:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gem County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gem County: www.co.gem.id.us/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Aikman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aikman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aikman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aikman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8166, Longitude: -116.4051     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aikman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aikman.

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