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Hayden Lake, Idaho

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Welcome to Hayden Lake ...

The city of Hayden Lake is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Hayden Lake is located in Kootenai County.

The location of Hayden Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Hayden Lake: Hayden Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hayden Lake has a population of 613 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Hayden Lake is 2,280 feet [695 m] above sea level.<3> 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).

Hayden Lake lies within the (208) area code.

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hayden Lake had an population of 613 people. This is an increase of 6.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hayden Lake.

Communities near Hayden Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hayden Lake and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Athol   [Map]   757   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coeur d'Alene   [Map]   50,665   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fernan Lake Village   [Map]   171   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hauser   [Map]   732   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huetter   [Map]   109   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Post Falls   [Map]   33,290   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hayden Lake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hayden Lake. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hayden Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hayden Lake.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hayden Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hayden Lake) 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 Hayden Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hayden Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hayden Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7635, Longitude: -116.7573     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hayden Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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