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Welcome to Craigmont ...

The city of Craigmont is located in Lewis County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Craigmont has a population of 488 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Craigmont is 3,740 feet [1,140 m] above sea level.<4> 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 area code for Craigmont: (208)

The ZIP code for Craigmont: 83523<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Craigmont had an population of 488 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.23% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Craigmont ...

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

  • Orofino [Clearwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orofino
    • Orofino [Clearwater County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Craigmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orofino have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orofino
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orofino<7>
  • Lapwai [Nez Perce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapwai
    • Lapwai [Nez Perce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Craigmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapwai have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lapwai
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapwai<7>
  • Cottonwood [Idaho County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood
    • Cottonwood [Idaho County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Craigmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 977 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood<7>
  • Nezperce [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nezperce
    • Nezperce [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Craigmont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nezperce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nezperce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nezperce<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winchester [Lewis County]
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      • Winchester [Lewis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Craigmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
    • Culdesac [Nez Perce County]
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      • Culdesac [Nez Perce County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Craigmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culdesac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culdesac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culdesac<7>
    • Peck [Nez Perce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peck
      • Peck [Nez Perce County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Craigmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peck<7>
    • Ferdinand [Idaho County]
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      • Ferdinand [Idaho County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Craigmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferdinand have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferdinand
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferdinand<7>
    • Reubens [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reubens
      • Reubens [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Craigmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reubens
    • Ruebens [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruebens
      • Ruebens [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Craigmont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruebens

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Craigmont.

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

Adding Craigmont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Craigmont 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 Craigmont was

We also found Craigmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

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

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About Lewis County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.lewiscountyid.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 Lewis, 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 Craigmont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Craigmont - 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 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).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Craigmont) 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 Craigmont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CraigmontOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Craigmont 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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