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Welcome to Idavada ...

So far, we found very little information about Idavada. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Idavada to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Idavada, please Contact Us.


Idavada would have been located within present day Twin Falls County<2>.



The pronunciation of Idavada: eye-duh-VAY-duh<3>

The origin (or the toponymy) of Idavada: The name Idavada is a portmanteau<4> and it reflects the fact that it was located just north of the Idaho and Nevada border.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Idavada is 5,330 feet [1,625 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Idavada is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Idavada was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Idavada is in the Mountain Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Idavada would have been located in the (208) & (986)<6> area codes.

Communities near Idavada ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Idavada.

  • Delaplain ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaplain have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaplain
    • Delaplain is located in Elko County (NV)
  • San Jacinto
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Jacinto have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Jacinto
    • San Jacinto is located in Elko County (NV)
  • Rogerson
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogerson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogerson
    • Rogerson is located in Twin Falls County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogerson <8>
  • Contact ‑ Historic
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contact
    • Contact is located in Elko County (NV)
  • Henry ‑ Historic
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry is located in Elko County (NV)
  • Hollister
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollister have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollister
    • Hollister is located in Twin Falls County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
  • Three Creek
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Creek
    • Three Creek is located in Owyhee County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Idavada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Idavada.

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

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

The official website for Twin Falls County: www.twinfallscounty.org/

The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Idavada, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Twin Falls, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Idavada. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>A portmanteau (such as Idavada) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, guess and estimate becomes guesstimate.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Idavada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<7>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.
<8>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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