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Welcome to Asbestos Point ...

Asbestos Point is located in Idaho County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Asbestos Point: Asbestos Pt.

Asbestos Point is 2,580 feet [786 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Asbestos Point is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Asbestos Point: (208)

Communities near Asbestos Point ...

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

  • Grangeville [Idaho County]
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    • Grangeville [Idaho County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbestos Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,237 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grangeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grangeville<5>
  • Stites [Idaho County]
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    • Stites [Idaho County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Asbestos Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stites have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stites<5>
  • White Bird [Idaho County]
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    • White Bird [Idaho County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Asbestos Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 95 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Bird<5>
  • Shells Lick [Idaho County]
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    • Shells Lick [Idaho County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Asbestos Point
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shells Lick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fenn [Idaho County]
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      • Fenn [Idaho County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbestos Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fenn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fenn<5>
    • Big Cedar [Idaho County]
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      • Big Cedar [Idaho County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Asbestos Point
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    • Copperville [Idaho County]
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      • Copperville [Idaho County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Asbestos Point
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    • Kooskia [Idaho County]
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      • Kooskia [Idaho County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the north of Asbestos Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kooskia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kooskia<5>
    • Elk City [Idaho County]
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      • Elk City [Idaho County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the east of Asbestos Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk City<5>
    • Cottonwood [Idaho County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
      • Cottonwood [Idaho County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Asbestos Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 940 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cottonwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbestos Point ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Idaho County: www.idahocounty.org/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbestos Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8179, Longitude: -115.9407       In this case, the coordinates for Asbestos Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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