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Welcome to Lost River ...

Lost River is located in Custer County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for Lost River: Lost Riv.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Lost River had a population of 68 people.<3> (see below for details).

Lost River is 6,170 feet [1,881 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Lost River is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Telephone area codes for Lost River: (208) & (986)<5>

Communities Also Named Lost River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Idaho communities named Lost River: This one is located in Custer County and the other is located in Butte County.

Beyond Idaho, there are 9 communities that are also named Lost River - they are located in Alaska, Indiana (2), Kentucky, New Hampshire, Oregon, Quebec and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lost River ...

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

  • Arco
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Mackay
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mackay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mackay
    • Mackay is located in Custer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mackay <6>
  • Moore
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Butte City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • 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
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • 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
  • Alder City ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • 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
  • Carey
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carey
    • Carey is located in Blaine County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carey <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 Lost River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lost River.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost River ...

Looking for more information about Lost River? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lost River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lost River.

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

The official website for Custer County: www.co.custer.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 Custer, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lost River.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lost River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<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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