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Craigmont, Idaho

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The location of Craigmont

Welcome to Craigmont ...

The city of Craigmont is located in Lewis County.

The location of Craigmont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Craigmont has a population of 503 people<2> (see below for details).

Craigmont is 3,740 feet [1,140 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Craigmont is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Craigmont: (208)

The ZIP code for Craigmont: 83523<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Craigmont had a population of 501 people (or 13.11% of the total population of Lewis County). This makes Craigmont the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Craigmont represents 0.03% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 501 people, the population of Craigmont decreased 9.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 556 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Craigmont had an population of 503 people. This is an increase of 0.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Craigmont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Craigmont and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Cottonwood   [Map]   923   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Culdesac   [Map]   382   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ferdinand   [Map]   160   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lapwai   [Map]   1,142   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Nezperce   [Map]   476   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Orofino   [Map]   3,035   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Craigmont.

Communities Also Named Craigmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Craigmont - they are located in Ontario and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Craigmont. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Craigmont. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Craigmont.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Craigmont:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craigmont ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Idaho

About Lewis County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Craigmont.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Craigmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Craigmont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Craigmont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Craigmont) 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 Craigmont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Craigmont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craigmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2418, Longitude: -116.4720     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Craigmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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