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Welcome to Howe ...

Howe is located in Butte County<1> (at the time of its founding, Howe was located in Bingham County).


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Howe, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Howe is 4,820 feet [1,469 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Howe is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

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

The ZIP code for Howe: 83244<5>

Communities Also Named Howe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Howe - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Howe ...

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

  • Arco
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Moore
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Butte City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte City
    • Butte City is located in Butte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69 people
  • Lost River
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost River
    • Lost River is located in Butte County
  • Atomic City
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southeast)
  • Alder City ‑ Historic
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder City
    • Alder City is located in Custer County
  • Monteview
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monteview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monteview
    • Monteview is located in Jefferson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monteview <6>
  • Mud Lake
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mud Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mud Lake
    • Mud Lake is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mud Lake <6>
  • Lone Pine
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Pine
    • Lone Pine is located in Clark County
  • Terreton
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terreton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terreton
    • Terreton is located in Jefferson County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terreton <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 Howe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Howe.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howe ...

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

Adding Howe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Howe 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 Howe was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Howe.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Howe. 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 Butte, 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 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 Howe - 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 community (such as Howe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Howe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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