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Algoma, Idaho
(Bonner County)

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The location of Algoma

Welcome to Algoma ...

Algoma is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Algoma is located in Bonner County.

The location of Algoma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Algoma: al-GOME-uh<2>

Algoma is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Algoma is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Algoma lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Algoma, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Algoma: (208)

Communities near Algoma ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Algoma and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Athol   [Map]   757   S   18 miles [29 km]
Clark Fork   [Map]   561   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cocolalla   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dover   [Map]   735   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
East Hope   [Map]   218   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hope   [Map]   90   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Algoma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Idaho communities named Algoma: This one is located in Bonner County and the other is located in Kootenai County.

Beyond Idaho, there are 8 communities that are also named Algoma - they are located in California, Mississippi, Ontario, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Algoma. 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 Algoma. 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 Algoma.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algoma ...

Looking for more information about Algoma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Algoma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Algoma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Algoma.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Algoma. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Algoma. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoma - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Algoma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1969, Longitude: -116.5721     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Algoma 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 Algoma.

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