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Welcome to Genesee ...

The city of Genesee is located in Latah County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Genesee: JEN-uh-see<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Genesee, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Genesee has a population of 968 people<4> (see below for details).

Genesee is 2,720 feet [829 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Genesee is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Genesee: (208) & (986)<6>

The ZIP code for Genesee: 83832<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Genesee had an population of 968 people. This is an increase of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Genesee had a population of 955 people. This makes Genesee the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Genesee represents 0.06% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 955 people, the population of Genesee has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 946 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Genesee.

Communities Also Named Genesee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Genesee - they are located in Alberta, California, Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Genesee ...

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

  • Pullman
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
    • Pullman is located in Whitman County (WA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman <8>
  • Lewiston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Moscow
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
    • Moscow is located in Latah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,128 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow <8>
  • Clarkston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Asotin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asotin
    • Asotin is located in Asotin County (WA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,292 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asotin <8>
  • Lapwai
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Lapwai
    • Lapwai is located in Nez Perce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lapwai <8>
  • Troy
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Latah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <8>
  • Juliaetta
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Colton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colton
    • Colton is located in Whitman County (WA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colton <8>
  • Culdesac
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Culdesac
    • Culdesac is located in Nez Perce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culdesac <8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Genesee ...

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

Adding Genesee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Genesee.

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

The official website for Latah County: www.latah.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 Latah, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Genesee. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Genesee.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Genesee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<7>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 Genesee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Genesee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>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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