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Algoma, Idaho
(Bonner County)

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Welcome to Algoma ...

Algoma is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Algoma is located in Bonner County<1>.

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

Algoma is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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 leave Algoma and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Algoma lies within the (208) area code.

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.

Communities near Algoma ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algoma.

  • Sandpoint [Bonner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandpoint have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandpoint
    • Sandpoint [Bonner County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Algoma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandpoint
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandpoint
  • Priest River [Bonner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Priest River have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priest River
    • Priest River [Bonner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Algoma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,853 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priest River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Priest River
  • Ponderay [Bonner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ponderay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderay
    • Ponderay [Bonner County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Algoma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponderay
  • Kootenai [Bonner County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kootenai have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kootenai
    • Kootenai [Bonner County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Algoma
    • Estimated population for 2018: 922 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kootenai
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kootenai
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dover [Bonner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Bonner County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Algoma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 788 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover
    • Athol [Kootenai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Kootenai County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Algoma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 770 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athol
    • Clark Fork [Bonner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark Fork
      • Clark Fork [Bonner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Algoma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clark Fork
    • East Hope [Bonner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hope
      • East Hope [Bonner County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Algoma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 222 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hope
    • Hope [Bonner County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
      • Hope [Bonner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Algoma
      • Estimated population for 2018: 96 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope
    • Westmond [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westmond
      • Westmond [Bonner County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Algoma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westmond

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algoma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algoma.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algoma.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algoma. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

The official website for Bonner County: www.co.bonner.id.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Bonner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algoma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algoma) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Algoma. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algoma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algoma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1972, Longitude: -116.5718    






















 

 

 

 

 


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