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Welcome to Hayden Lake ...
The city of Hayden Lake is located in the Idaho Panhandle.
The location of Hayden Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Hayden Lake, you might consider that their post office opened in 1907.
A typical abbreviation for Hayden Lake: Hayden Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hayden Lake has a population of 622 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Hayden Lake is 2,280 feet [695 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hayden Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Hayden Lake lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Hayden Lake and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Area codes for Hayden Lake: (208) and (986)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hayden Lake had an population of 622 people. This is an increase of 8.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hayden Lake had a population of 574 people. This makes Hayden Lake the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Hayden Lake represents 0.04% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 574 people, the population of Hayden Lake increased 16.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 494 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hayden Lake.
Communities near Hayden Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hayden Lake.
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 Hayden Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hayden Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hayden Lake. 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 Hayden Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hayden Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Hayden Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hayden Lake ...
Looking for more information about Hayden Lake? 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 Hayden Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hayden Lake.
Adding Hayden Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hayden Lake 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 Hayden Lake was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Hayden Lake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Idaho (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hayden Lake.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024