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Welcome to Bench ...

Bench is located in Caribou County<1>.

Bench is 5,480 feet [1,670 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Bench is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Bench lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bench: (208)

Communities near Bench ...

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

  • Soda Springs [Caribou County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soda Springs
    • Soda Springs [Caribou County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Bench
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soda Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soda Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soda Springs<5>
  • Grace [Caribou County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grace
    • Grace [Caribou County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Bench
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace<5>
  • Georgetown [Bear Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Bear Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Bench
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<5>
  • Lava Hot Springs [Bannock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lava Hot Springs
    • Lava Hot Springs [Bannock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Bench
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lava Hot Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lava Hot Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lava Hot Springs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bancroft [Caribou County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Caribou County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Bench
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bancroft<5>
    • Thatcher [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thatcher
      • Thatcher [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thatcher have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thatcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thatcher<5>
    • Conda [Caribou County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conda
      • Conda [Caribou County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Bench
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conda have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conda
    • Bern [Bear Lake County]
    • Bennington [Bear Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennington
      • Bennington [Bear Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Bench
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennington
    • Swanlake [Bannock County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bench ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Idaho

About Caribou County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Caribou, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bench - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Bench) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bench. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BenchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bench. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5035, Longitude: -111.6812    
<4>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.
<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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