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Welcome to Malad City ...

The city of Malad City is located in Oneida County<1> and is the County Seat for Oneida County.

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

The pronunciation of Malad City: muh-LAD<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Malad City has a population of 2,119 people<4> (see below for details).

Malad City was established in 1864.

The community of Malad City is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Malad City is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Malad City: (208)

The ZIP code for Malad City: 83252<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malad City had an population of 2,119 people. This is an increase of 1.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Malad City had a population of 2,095 people (or 48.88% of the total population of Oneida County). This makes Malad City the county's most populous community.

The population of Malad City represents 0.13% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,095 people, the population of Malad City decreased 2.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,158 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Malad City.

Communities near Malad City ...

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

  • Downey [Bannock County]
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    • Downey [Bannock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Malad City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<8>
  • Dayton [Franklin County]
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    • Dayton [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Malad City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<8>
  • Weston [Franklin County]
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    • Weston [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Malad City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<8>
  • Clifton [Franklin County]
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    • Clifton [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Malad City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portage [Box Elder County]
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      • Portage [Box Elder County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Malad City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage
    • Oxford [Franklin County]
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      • Oxford [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Malad City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Gwenford [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwenford
      • Gwenford [Oneida County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southwest of Malad City
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    • Pleasantview [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantview
      • Pleasantview [Oneida County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southwest of Malad City
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    • Cherry Creek [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Creek
      • Cherry Creek [Oneida County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Malad City
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    • Woodruff [Oneida County]
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      • Woodruff [Oneida County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Malad City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodruff

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malad City ...

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

Adding Malad City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malad City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Malad City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Malad City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Malad City on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Malad City. 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 Oneida, 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 Malad City. 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 Malad City.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malad City - 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 Malad City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Malad City 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Malad City) 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 Malad City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Malad CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malad City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1903, Longitude: -112.2499       In this case, the coordinates for Malad City 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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