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Welcome to Mullan ...

The city of Mullan is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Mullan is located in Shoshone County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mullan has a population of 691 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Mullan is 3,310 feet [1,009 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Mullan is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Mullan lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Mullan (for example, toward Plains (MT)), you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Mullan: (208)

The ZIP code for Mullan: 83846<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mullan had an population of 691 people. This is a decrease of 0.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mullan had a population of 692 people (which is 5.42% of the total population of Shoshone County). This makes Mullan the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mullan represents 0.04% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 692 people, the population of Mullan decreased 17.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 840 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mullan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mullan - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Mullan ...

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

  • Kellogg [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellogg
    • Kellogg [Shoshone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kellogg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellogg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kellogg<7>
  • Osburn [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osburn
    • Osburn [Shoshone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osburn<7>
  • Wallace [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallace
    • Wallace [Shoshone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<7>
  • Smelterville [Shoshone County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wardner [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardner
      • Wardner [Shoshone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wardner<7>
    • Frisco [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
      • Frisco [Shoshone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Mullan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frisco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Woodland Park [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park [Shoshone County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Park
    • Carbon Center [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbon Center
      • Carbon Center [Shoshone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Mullan
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbon Center
    • Silverton [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silverton
      • Silverton [Shoshone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Mullan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silverton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silverton<7>
    • East Portal [Mineral County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Portal
      • East Portal [Mineral County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Mullan

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mullan. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mullan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mullan ...

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

Adding Mullan to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mullan. 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 Shoshone, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mullan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mullan - 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 Mullan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mullan 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mullan) 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 Mullan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MullanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mullan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4688, Longitude: -115.7963       In this case, the coordinates for Mullan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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