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Welcome to Georgetown ...

The city of Georgetown is located in Bear Lake County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Georgetown has a population of 496 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Georgetown.

Georgetown is 6,030 feet [1,838 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Georgetown is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Georgetown is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Georgetown: 83239<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 496 people. This is an increase of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 476 people (or 7.95% of the total population of Bear Lake County). This makes Georgetown the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Georgetown represents 0.03% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 476 people, the population of Georgetown decreased 11.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 538 people).

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

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Georgetown ...

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

  • Soda Springs [Caribou County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soda Springs
    • Soda Springs [Caribou County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soda Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soda Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soda Springs<7>
  • Montpelier [Bear Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montpelier
    • Montpelier [Bear Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<7>
  • Grace [Caribou County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grace
    • Grace [Caribou County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace<7>
  • Paris [Bear Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Bear Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Georgetown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bloomington [Bear Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Bear Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Georgetown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<7>
    • Bennington [Bear Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennington
      • Bennington [Bear Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Georgetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennington
    • Bern [Bear Lake County]
    • Bench [Caribou County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bench
      • Bench [Caribou County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Georgetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bench
    • Wardboro [Bear Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardboro
      • Wardboro [Bear Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Georgetown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardboro
    • Geneva [Bear Lake 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 Georgetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Georgetown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...

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

Adding Georgetown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Idaho

About Bear Lake County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bear Lake County: www.bearlakecounty.info/

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 Bear Lake, 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 have 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 Georgetown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Georgetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Georgetown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Georgetown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Georgetown) 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 Georgetown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GeorgetownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4785, Longitude: -111.3655       In this case, the coordinates for Georgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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