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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is primarily located in Caribou County<1>. A portion of Freedom extends into Lincoln County (WY).

Freedom is 5,770 feet [1,759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Freedom is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Freedom is located in the (208) area code.

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Freedom 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 Freedom was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Freedom ...

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

  • Afton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Afton
    • Afton [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,071 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Afton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Afton<4>
  • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Valley Ranch
    • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Valley Ranch
  • Alpine [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<4>
  • Thayne [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thayne
    • Thayne [Lincoln County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thayne<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bedford [Lincoln County]
    • Turnerville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turnerville
      • Turnerville [Lincoln County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Freedom
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turnerville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turnerville
    • Caribou City [Bonneville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caribou City
      • Caribou City [Bonneville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Freedom
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou City
    • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Northeast
      • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Freedom
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine Northeast
    • Alpine Northwest [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Northwest
      • Alpine Northwest [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Freedom
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine Northwest
    • Auburn [Lincoln County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Caribou, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freedom - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) 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 Freedom. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FreedomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9826, Longitude: -111.0427    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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