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Welcome to Hansen ...

The city of Hansen is located in Twin Falls County<1>.


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


From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hansen has a population of 1,285 people<3> (see below for details).

Hansen is 4,020 feet [1,225 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Hansen is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel south from Hansen, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Telephone area codes for Hansen: (208) & (986)<5>

The ZIP code for Hansen: 83334<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hansen had an population of 1,285 people. This is an increase of 12.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hansen had a population of 1,144 people. This makes Hansen the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hansen represents 0.07% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,144 people, the population of Hansen increased 17.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 970 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hansen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Hansen - they are located in California (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, Ontario and Utah.

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

Communities near Hansen ...

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

  • Twin Falls
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Falls
    • Twin Falls is located in Twin Falls County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,411 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Falls <7>
  • Jerome
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerome
    • Jerome is located in Jerome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,106 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerome <7>
  • Filer
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Filer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Filer
    • Filer is located in Twin Falls County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,939 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Filer <7>
  • Hazelton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
    • Hazelton is located in Jerome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton <7>
  • Eden
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
    • Eden is located in Jerome County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden <7>
  • Hollister
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollister have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollister
    • Hollister is located in Twin Falls County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
  • Murtaugh
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Artesian City ‑ Historic
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesian City
    • Artesian City is located in Cassia County
  • Falls City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls City
    • Falls City is located in Jerome County
  • Clover
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clover
    • Clover is located in Twin Falls 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 Hansen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hansen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hansen ...

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

Adding Hansen to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hansen.

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

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