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Welcome to Council ...
The location of Council has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Council has a population of 865 people<2> (see below for details).
Council is 2,920 feet [890 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Council is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Council lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Council (for example, toward Richland (OR)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
Council lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Council: 83612<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Council had a population of 839 people (which is 21.1% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Council the county's most populous community.
The population of Council represents 0.05% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 839 people, the population of Council increased 2.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 816 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Council had an population of 865 people. This is an increase of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Council.
Communities near Council ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Council and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Council.
Communities Also Named Council ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Council - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Council.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Council:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Council ...
Looking for more information about Council? 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 Council, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Council.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2019