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Welcome to Athol ...

The city of Athol is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Athol is located in Kootenai County.

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

The pronunciation of Athol: ATH-ul<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Athol has a population of 757 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Athol is 2,390 feet [728 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Athol is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Athol is within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Athol: 83801<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Athol had a population of 692 people. This makes Athol the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Athol represents 0.04% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 692 people, the population of Athol increased 2.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 676 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Athol had an population of 757 people. This is an increase of 9.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.98% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Athol.

Communities near Athol ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athol and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Coeur d'Alene   [Map]   50,665   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dalton Gardens   [Map]   2,389   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fernan Lake Village   [Map]   171   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hauser   [Map]   732   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Hayden Lake   [Map]   613   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayden   [Map]   14,693   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Athol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Athol - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri (2), New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wyoming.

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

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 Athol. 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 Athol. 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 Athol.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athol ...

Looking for more information about Athol? 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 Athol, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athol.

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About Kootenai County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.id.us/

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

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 Athol. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athol.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Athol). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Athol or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athol) 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 Athol. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athol

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9446, Longitude: -116.7079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athol have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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