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Welcome to Banks ...
The location of Banks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Banks is 2,880 feet [878 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Banks is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Banks lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Banks: (208)
The ZIP code for Banks: 83602<4>
Communities Also Named Banks ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Banks - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Banks.
Communities near Banks ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Banks.
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 Banks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Banks.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Banks. 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 Banks.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Banks. See our Newspapers Page for Banks.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banks ...
Looking for more information about Banks? 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 Banks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Banks.
Adding Banks to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Banks in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Banks was mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
We also found Banks mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Banks.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Banks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Boise County: www.co.boise.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023