A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Athol ...
The city of Athol is located in the Idaho Panhandle.
The pronunciation of Athol: ATH-ul<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Athol has a population of 792 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Athol.
The community of Athol is 2,390 feet [728 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude 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 lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Athol: 83801<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Athol had an population of 792 people. This is an increase of 14.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.16% since the 2000 Census).
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 (with a count of 676 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Athol.
Adding Athol 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 Athol 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 Athol 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 Athol on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Athol ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Athol.
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 Athol. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athol.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athol.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athol. See our Newspapers 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 03 May 2021