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Welcome to Garden Valley ...

Garden Valley is located in Boise County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Garden Valley: Garden Vly. (or less commonly used: Garden Vally. or Garden Vlly.)

Garden Valley is 3,140 feet [957 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Garden Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Garden Valley: (208)

The ZIP code for Garden Valley: 83622<3>

Communities Also Named Garden Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Garden Valley - they are located in California (2), Georgia, Ohio and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Garden Valley ...

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

  • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bend
    • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Garden Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseshoe Bend<6>
  • Idaho City [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idaho City
    • Idaho City [Boise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Garden Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idaho City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho City<6>
  • Placerville [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placerville
    • Placerville [Boise County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Garden Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<6>
  • Grimes Pass [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimes Pass
    • Grimes Pass [Boise County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Garden Valley
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimes Pass
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Banks [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Boise County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Garden Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<6>
    • Brownlee [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownlee
      • Brownlee [Boise County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Garden Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownlee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownlee
    • Lowman [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowman
      • Lowman [Boise County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Garden Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowman<6>
    • Ola [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ola
      • Ola [Gem County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Garden Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ola have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ola<6>
    • Sweet [Gem County]
    • Montour [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montour
      • Montour [Gem County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Garden Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montour have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montour

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garden Valley ...

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

Adding Garden Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Visit our Community Index for Idaho

About Boise County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Boise County: www.co.boise.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 Boise, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garden Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Garden Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garden Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Garden Valley) 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 Garden Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garden ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0920, Longitude: -115.9544    
<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.
<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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