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Welcome to Lake Fork ...

Lake Fork is located in Valley County.

The location of Lake Fork has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Lake Fork: Lk. Fork

Lake Fork is 4,970 feet [1,515 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Lake Fork is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Lake Fork (for example, toward Halfway (OR)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Lake Fork is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Lake Fork: 83635<3>

Communities near Lake Fork ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lake Fork and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Council   [Map]   865   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Donnelly   [Map]   151   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fruitvale   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lardo - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
McCall   [Map]   3,351   N   5 miles [8 km]
Meadows   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lake Fork.

Communities Also Named Lake Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Lake Fork - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio and Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lake Fork. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake Fork. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lake Fork.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lake Fork:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Fork ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Valley County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Lake Fork). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lake Fork or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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- Lake Fork) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8327, Longitude: -116.0848     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake Fork.

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