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Welcome to Grimes Pass ...

Grimes Pass is located in Boise County<1>.

Grimes Pass is 3,170 feet [966 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Grimes Pass is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Grimes Pass is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.

Communities near Grimes Pass ...

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

  • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Bend
    • Horseshoe Bend [Boise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Grimes Pass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseshoe Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseshoe Bend<5>
  • Idaho City [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idaho City
    • Idaho City [Boise County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Grimes Pass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idaho City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho City<5>
  • Crouch [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
    • Crouch [Boise County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Grimes Pass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crouch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crouch
  • Placerville [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placerville
    • Placerville [Boise County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Grimes Pass
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden Valley [Boise County]
    • Lowman [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowman
      • Lowman [Boise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Grimes Pass
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowman<5>
    • Banks [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Boise County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Grimes Pass
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<5>
    • Brownlee [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownlee
      • Brownlee [Boise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Grimes Pass
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownlee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownlee
    • Ola [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ola
      • Ola [Gem County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northwest of Grimes Pass
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ola have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ola<5>
    • Sweet [Gem 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 Grimes Pass. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grimes Pass.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grimes Pass ...

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

Adding Grimes Pass to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grimes Pass 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 Grimes Pass was on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Idaho (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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About Boise County

About Idaho

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grimes Pass. 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 Grimes Pass - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grimes Pass) 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 Grimes Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grimes PassOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grimes Pass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0455, Longitude: -115.8599    
<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 have 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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