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(Minidoka County)

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Welcome to Minidoka ...

The city of Minidoka is located in Minidoka County<1>.

The pronunciation of Minidoka: min-ih-DOK-uh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Minidoka has a population of 113 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Minidoka.

Minidoka is 4,280 feet [1,305 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Minidoka is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Minidoka is within the boundaries of the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Minidoka: 83343<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minidoka had an population of 113 people. This is an increase of 0.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minidoka had a population of 112 people. This makes Minidoka the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Minidoka decreased 13.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 129 people).

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

Communities near Minidoka ...

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

  • Rupert [Minidoka County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rupert
    • Rupert [Minidoka County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,946 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rupert have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<8>
  • Heyburn [Minidoka County]
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    • Heyburn [Minidoka County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heyburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heyburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heyburn<8>
  • Paul [Minidoka County]
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    • Paul [Minidoka County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paul<8>
  • Declo [Cassia County]
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    • Declo [Cassia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Declo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Declo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Declo<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Acequia [Minidoka County]
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      • Acequia [Minidoka County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
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    • Kimama [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimama
      • Kimama [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Minidoka
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimama have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimama
    • Amalga [Minidoka County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amalga
      • Amalga [Minidoka County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amalga
    • Burley [Cassia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burley
      • Burley [Cassia County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burley<8>
    • Albion [Cassia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Cassia County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the south of Minidoka
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<8>
    • Pella [Cassia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pella
      • Pella [Cassia County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the southwest of Minidoka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pella

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minidoka ...

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

Adding Minidoka to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Minidoka 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 Minidoka was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Minidoka

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

The Communities of Idaho

About Minidoka County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Minidoka County: www.minidoka.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 Minidoka, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Minidoka. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Minidoka.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minidoka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Minidoka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Minidoka or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Minidoka) 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 Minidoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinidokaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minidoka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7537, Longitude: -113.4902    
<7>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.
<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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