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Welcome to Hill City ...

Hill City is located in Camas County<1>.

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

Hill City is 5,090 feet [1,551 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Hill City is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Hill City: (208)

The ZIP code for Hill City: 83337<4>

Communities Also Named Hill City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Hill City - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Hill City ...

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

  • Fairfield [Camas County]
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    • Fairfield [Camas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Hill City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<6>
  • Pine [Elmore County]
  • Dixie [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
    • Dixie [Elmore County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Hill City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie
  • Paradise Hot Springs [Elmore County]
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    • Paradise Hot Springs [Elmore County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Hill City
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    • King Hill [Elmore County]
    • Reclamation Village [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reclamation Village
      • Reclamation Village [Elmore County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Hill City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reclamation Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reclamation Village
    • Bliss [Gooding County]
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      • Bliss [Gooding County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the south of Hill City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bliss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bliss
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bliss<6>
    • Glenns Ferry [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenns Ferry
      • Glenns Ferry [Elmore County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hill City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,295 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenns Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenns Ferry<6>
    • Rocky Bar [Elmore County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Bar
      • Rocky Bar [Elmore County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hill City
    • Gooding [Gooding County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooding
      • Gooding [Gooding County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hill City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,543 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooding
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gooding<6>

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 Hill City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hill City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hill City ...

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

Adding Hill City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hill City 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 Hill City was

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

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

Visit our Community Index for Idaho

About Camas County

About Idaho

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

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 Camas, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hill City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 community (such as Hill City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hill City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hill City) 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 Hill City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hill CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hill City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3005, Longitude: -115.0512       In this case, the coordinates for Hill City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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