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The city of East Hope is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

East Hope is located in Bonner County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of East Hope, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

A typical abbreviation for East Hope: E. Hope

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Hope has a population of 227 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of East Hope is 2,230 feet [680 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of East Hope is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Area codes for East Hope: (208) and (986)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Hope had an population of 227 people. This is an increase of 8.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Hope had a population of 210 people. This makes East Hope the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of East Hope represents 0.01% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 210 people, the population of East Hope increased 5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 200 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Hope.

Communities near East Hope ...

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

  • Sandpoint
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Ponderay
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Kootenai
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Dover
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover <6>
  • Clark Fork
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark Fork
    • Clark Fork is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clark Fork <6>
  • Boyer
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyer
    • Boyer is located in Bonner County
  • Sagle
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Algoma
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
    • Algoma is located in Bonner County
  • Cabinet ‑ Historic
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabinet
    • Cabinet is located in Bonner County
  • Colburn
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Hope ...

Looking for more information about East Hope? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to East Hope, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for East Hope.

Adding East Hope to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for East Hope was on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Idaho (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for East Hope.

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

The official website for Bonner County:

The official website for State of Idaho:

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 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 East Hope.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Hope - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<6>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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