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Welcome to Greer ...

Greer is located in Clearwater County<1>.



Greer is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Greer: (208) & (986)<3>

Communities Also Named Greer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Greer - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Greer ...

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

  • Orofino
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orofino have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orofino
    • Orofino is located in Clearwater County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,120 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orofino <5>
  • Kamiah
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamiah have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamiah
    • Kamiah is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamiah <5>
  • Kooskia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kooskia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kooskia
    • Kooskia is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kooskia <5>
  • Pierce
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Craigmont
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigmont have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigmont
    • Craigmont is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigmont <5>
  • Nezperce
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nezperce have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nezperce
    • Nezperce is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nezperce <5>
  • Weippe
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weippe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weippe
    • Weippe is located in Clearwater County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weippe <5>
  • Peck
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peck
    • Peck is located in Nez Perce County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peck <5>
  • Ferdinand
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferdinand have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferdinand
    • Ferdinand is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferdinand <5>
  • Reubens
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reubens
    • Reubens is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greer ...

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

Adding Greer to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Greer 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 Greer was mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).

We also found Greer mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (June 1939).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Greer.

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

The official website for Clearwater County: www.clearwatercounty.org/

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 Clearwater, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<4>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.
<5>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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