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Welcome to Castleford ...

The city of Castleford is located in Twin Falls County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Castleford: castle-FORD<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Castleford has a population of 250 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Castleford.

Castleford is 3,870 feet [1,180 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Castleford is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Castleford and travel south, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Castleford lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Castleford: 83321<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Castleford had an population of 250 people. This is an increase of 10.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Castleford had a population of 226 people. This makes Castleford the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Castleford represents 0.01% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226 people, the population of Castleford decreased 18.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 277 people).

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

Communities Also Named Castleford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Castleford - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Castleford ...

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

  • Buhl [Twin Falls County]
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    • Buhl [Twin Falls County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Castleford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,524 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buhl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buhl<8>
  • Filer [Twin Falls County]
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    • Filer [Twin Falls County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Castleford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,939 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Filer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Filer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Filer<8>
  • Wendell [Gooding County]
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    • Wendell [Gooding County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Castleford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wendell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wendell<8>
  • Hollister [Twin Falls County]
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    • Hollister [Twin Falls County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Castleford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollister have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clover [Twin Falls County]
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      • Clover [Twin Falls County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Castleford
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    • Hagerman [Gooding County]
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      • Hagerman [Gooding County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<7> to the north of Castleford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 928 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerman<8>
    • Twin Falls [Twin Falls County]
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      • Twin Falls [Twin Falls County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the east of Castleford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Falls<8>
    • Jerome [Jerome County]
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      • Jerome [Jerome County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Castleford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerome<8>
    • Falls City [Jerome County]
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      • Falls City [Jerome County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<7> to the northeast of Castleford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kimberly [Twin Falls County]
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      • Kimberly [Twin Falls County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<7> to the east of Castleford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimberly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimberly<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castleford ...

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

Adding Castleford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Castleford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Castleford was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Castleford on our Genealogy Page.

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About Twin Falls County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Twin Falls County: www.twinfallscounty.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 Twin Falls, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Castleford. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Castleford.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castleford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Castleford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Castleford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castleford) 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 Castleford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CastlefordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castleford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5206, Longitude: -114.8717       In this case, the coordinates for Castleford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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