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Welcome to Malta ...
The location of Malta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Malta, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Malta has a population of 205 people<3> (see below for details).
Malta is 4,510 feet [1,375 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Malta is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Malta lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Malta lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Malta: 83342<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malta had an population of 205 people. This is an increase of 6.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Malta had a population of 193 people. This makes Malta the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Malta represents 0.01% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 169th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 193 people, the population of Malta increased 9.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 177 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Malta.
Communities Also Named Malta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Malta.
Communities near Malta ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Malta.
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 Malta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malta.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Malta. 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 Malta.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Malta. See our Newspapers Page for Malta.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...
Looking for more information about Malta? 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 Malta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Malta.
Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Malta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Malta was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Malta on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Malta.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Malta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cassia County: www.cassiacounty.org/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023