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Welcome to Egin ...

Egin is located in Fremont County<1>.

The pronunciation of Egin: EE-jin<2>

Egin is 4,880 feet [1,487 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Egin is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Egin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Egin: (208)

Communities near Egin ...

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

  • Rexburg [Madison County]
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    • Rexburg [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Egin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,658 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rexburg<5>
  • Rigby [Jefferson County]
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    • Rigby [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Egin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,430 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rigby<5>
  • Saint Anthony [Fremont County]
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    • Saint Anthony [Fremont County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Egin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sugar City [Madison County]
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    • Sugar City [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Egin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Menan [Jefferson County]
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      • Menan [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Teton [Fremont County]
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      • Teton [Fremont County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lewisville [Jefferson County]
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      • Lewisville [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newdale [Fremont County]
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      • Newdale [Fremont County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Parker [Fremont County]
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      • Parker [Fremont County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hamer [Jefferson County]
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      • Hamer [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Egin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Egin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Egin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Egin ...

Looking for more information about Egin? 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 Egin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Egin.

Adding Egin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Egin 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 Egin was

We also found Egin

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Idaho

About Fremont County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fremont County: www.co.fremont.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 Fremont, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Egin. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Egin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Egin) 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 Egin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EginOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9365, Longitude: -111.8376    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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