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Welcome to Clark Fork ...

The city of Clark Fork is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Clark Fork is located in Bonner County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Clark Fork: Clark Frk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clark Fork has a population of 579 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Clark Fork is 2,090 feet [637 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Clark Fork lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Clark Fork: 83811<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clark Fork had an population of 579 people. This is an increase of 8.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clark Fork had a population of 536 people. This makes Clark Fork the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Clark Fork represents 0.03% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 536 people, the population of Clark Fork increased 1.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 530 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clark Fork.

Communities near Clark Fork ...

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

  • Sandpoint [Bonner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandpoint
    • Sandpoint [Bonner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandpoint
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandpoint<7>
  • Ponderay [Bonner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ponderay
    • Ponderay [Bonner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,180 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ponderay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ponderay<7>
  • Kootenai [Bonner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kootenai
    • Kootenai [Bonner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kootenai
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kootenai<7>
  • East Hope [Bonner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hope
    • East Hope [Bonner County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hope
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hope [Bonner County]
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      • Hope [Bonner County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<7>
    • Cabinet [Bonner County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabinet
      • Cabinet [Bonner County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Clark Fork
    • Heron [Sanders County]
    • Cedar Creek [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Creek
      • Cedar Creek [Bonner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Clark Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Creek
    • Boyer [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyer
      • Boyer [Bonner County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Clark Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyer
    • Lakeview [Bonner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Bonner County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Clark Fork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clark Fork ...

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

Adding Clark Fork to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clark Fork 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 Clark Fork was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Clark Fork on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Idaho (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Bonner County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bonner County: www.co.bonner.id.us/

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 Bonner, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clark Fork.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clark Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Clark Fork). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clark Fork or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Clark Fork) 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 Clark Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clark ForkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clark Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1473, Longitude: -116.1767       In this case, the coordinates for Clark Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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