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Welcome to Horseshoe Bend ...

The city of Horseshoe Bend is located in Boise County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Horseshoe Bend: Horseshoe Bnd.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Horseshoe Bend has a population of 799 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Horseshoe Bend.

Horseshoe Bend is 2,600 feet [792 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Horseshoe Bend is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Horseshoe Bend is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Horseshoe Bend: 83629<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Horseshoe Bend had an population of 799 people. This is an increase of 13.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Horseshoe Bend had a population of 707 people (which is 10.06% of the total population of Boise County). This makes Horseshoe Bend the county's most populous community.

The population of Horseshoe Bend represents 0.05% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 707 people, the population of Horseshoe Bend decreased 8.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 770 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Horseshoe Bend.

Communities Also Named Horseshoe Bend ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Horseshoe Bend - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (4), Nevada and Virginia.

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

Communities near Horseshoe Bend ...

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

  • Eagle [Ada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle
    • Eagle [Ada County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Horseshoe Bend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle<7>
  • Garden City [Ada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City [Ada County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Horseshoe Bend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,920 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<7>
  • Emmett [Gem County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmett
    • Emmett [Gem County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Horseshoe Bend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,269 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmett<7>
  • Idaho City [Boise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idaho City
    • Idaho City [Boise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Horseshoe Bend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idaho City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crouch [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
      • Crouch [Boise County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Horseshoe Bend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crouch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crouch
    • Placerville [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placerville
      • Placerville [Boise County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Horseshoe Bend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placerville<7>
    • Montour [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montour
      • Montour [Gem County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Horseshoe Bend
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montour
    • Brownlee [Boise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownlee
      • Brownlee [Boise County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Horseshoe Bend
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownlee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownlee
    • Pearl [Gem County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
      • Pearl [Gem County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Horseshoe Bend
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Sweet [Gem 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 Horseshoe Bend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Horseshoe Bend.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horseshoe Bend ...

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

Adding Horseshoe Bend to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Horseshoe Bend 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 Horseshoe Bend was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Horseshoe Bend

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

Mentions & References for Horseshoe Bend

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Boise County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Boise County: www.co.boise.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 Boise, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Horseshoe Bend.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horseshoe Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Horseshoe Bend). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Horseshoe Bend or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Horseshoe Bend) 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 Horseshoe Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Horseshoe BendOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horseshoe Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9113, Longitude: -116.1969       In this case, the coordinates for Horseshoe Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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