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Welcome to Amalga ...

Amalga is located in Minidoka County<1>.

Amalga is 4,150 feet [1,265 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Amalga is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Amalga lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Amalga: (208)

Communities Also Named Amalga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Amalga - it's located in Utah.

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

Communities near Amalga ...

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

  • Burley [Cassia County]
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    • Burley [Cassia County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Amalga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,712 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burley<4>
  • Rupert [Minidoka County]
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    • Rupert [Minidoka County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Amalga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,946 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<4>
  • Paul [Minidoka County]
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    • Paul [Minidoka County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Amalga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paul<4>
  • Declo [Cassia County]
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    • Declo [Cassia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Amalga
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Declo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Declo<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Cassia County]
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      • Albion [Cassia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Amalga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<4>
    • Acequia [Minidoka County]
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      • Acequia [Minidoka County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Amalga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
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    • Minidoka [Minidoka County]
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      • Minidoka [Minidoka County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Amalga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minidoka<4>
    • Pella [Cassia County]
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      • Pella [Cassia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Amalga
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    • Kimama [Lincoln County]
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      • Kimama [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Amalga
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimama have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hazelton [Jerome County]
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      • Hazelton [Jerome County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the west of Amalga
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton<4>

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 Amalga. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amalga.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amalga. 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 Amalga.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amalga ...

Looking for more information about Amalga? 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 Amalga, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amalga.

Adding Amalga to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Amalga in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Amalga was

We also found Amalga

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amalga on our Genealogy Page.

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About Minidoka County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Minidoka County: www.minidoka.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 Minidoka, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amalga - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Amalga) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amalga. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmalgaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amalga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5761, Longitude: -113.7264    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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