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Welcome to Iona ...

The city of Iona is located in Bonneville County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Iona: eye-OWN-uh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Iona has a population of 2,357 people<4> (see below for details).

Iona was established in 1884.

The community of Iona is 4,780 feet [1,457 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Iona is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Iona: (208)

The ZIP code for Iona: 83427<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Iona had an population of 2,357 people. This is an increase of 30.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 96.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Iona had a population of 1,803 people. This makes Iona the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Iona represents 0.12% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,803 people, the population of Iona increased 50.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,201 people).

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

Communities Also Named Iona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Iona - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Iona ...

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

  • Idaho Falls [Bonneville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idaho Falls
    • Idaho Falls [Bonneville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southwest of Iona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho Falls<8>
  • Shelley [Bingham County]
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    • Shelley [Bingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Iona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelley<8>
  • Rigby [Jefferson County]
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    • Rigby [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Iona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rigby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rigby<8>
  • Ucon [Bonneville County]
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    • Ucon [Bonneville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the north of Iona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ucon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ucon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ucon<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Menan [Jefferson County]
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      • Menan [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menan<8>
    • Ririe [Jefferson County]
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      • Ririe [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ririe<8>
    • Roberts [Jefferson County]
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      • Roberts [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roberts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roberts<8>
    • Lewisville [Jefferson County]
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      • Lewisville [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<8>
    • Firth [Bingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Firth
      • Firth [Bingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firth<8>
    • Basalt [Bingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basalt
      • Basalt [Bingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Iona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basalt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basalt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basalt<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iona ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Idaho

About Bonneville County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bonneville County: www.co.bonneville.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 Bonneville, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Iona. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Iona.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Iona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Iona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Iona) 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 Iona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IonaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5261, Longitude: -111.9315       In this case, the coordinates for Iona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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