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American Falls, Idaho
Welcome to American Falls ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, American Falls has a population of 4,315 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of American Falls.
American Falls is 4,400 feet [1,341 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of American Falls is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: American Falls lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for American Falls: (208)
The ZIP code for American Falls: 83211<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, American Falls had an population of 4,315 people. This is a decrease of 3.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, American Falls had a population of 4,457 people (or 57.02% of the total population of Power County). This makes American Falls the county's most populous community.
The population of American Falls represents 0.28% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,457 people, the population of American Falls increased 8.42% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,111 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for American Falls.
Adding American Falls to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of American Falls in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of American Falls elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for American Falls on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near American Falls ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near American Falls.
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 American Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for American Falls.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of American Falls. 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 American Falls.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around American Falls. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for American Falls.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for American Falls ...
Looking for more information about American Falls? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for American Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for American Falls.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for American Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Power County: www.co.power.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021