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Welcome to Hayden ...

The city of Hayden is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Hayden is located in Kootenai County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Hayden, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1986.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hayden has a population of 15,430 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Hayden is 2,300 feet [701 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Hayden is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from Hayden, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Hayden: (208) and (986)<4>

The ZIP code for Hayden: 83835<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hayden had an population of 15,430 people. This is an increase of 16.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hayden had a population of 13,294 people (which is 9.6% of the total population of Kootenai County). This makes Hayden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hayden represents 0.85% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,294 people, the population of Hayden increased 45.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,159 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hayden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Hayden - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Indiana, Kansas (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hayden ...

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

  • Post Falls
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Post Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Post Falls
    • Post Falls is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,933 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Post Falls <7>
  • Liberty Lake
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Spirit Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spirit Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit Lake
    • Spirit Lake is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,559 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake <7>
  • Athol
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Hauser
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hauser have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hauser
    • Hauser is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 726 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hauser <7>
  • Fernan Lake Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernan Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernan Lake Village
    • Fernan Lake Village is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 174 people
  • State Line
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Line
    • State Line is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49 people
  • Coeur d'Alene
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Huetter
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huetter
    • Huetter is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
  • Coeur d'Alene Junction
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeur d'Alene Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coeur d'Alene Junction
    • Coeur d'Alene Junction is located in Kootenai 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 Hayden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hayden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hayden ...

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

Adding Hayden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hayden 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 was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Hayden post office opened in 1986.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hayden.

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

The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.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 Kootenai, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hayden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hayden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<5>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 Hayden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hayden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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