A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Nampa ...
The pronunciation of Nampa: NAM-puh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nampa has a population of 99,277 people<3> (see below for details).
Nampa was established in 1886.
The community of Nampa is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Nampa is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Nampa lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Nampa lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP codes for Nampa: 83651-83653, 83686-83687<5>
Websites for Nampa ...
Official Website: www.ci.nampa.id.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.nampa.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nampa had an population of 99,277 people. This is an increase of 21.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 91.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nampa had a population of 81,557 people (or 43.17% of the total population of Canyon County). This makes Nampa the county's most populous community.
The population of Nampa represents 5.2% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 81,557 people, the population of Nampa increased 57.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 51,867 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nampa.
Adding Nampa to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Nampa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Nampa elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nampa on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Nampa ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Nampa - they are located in Alberta and Kentucky.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nampa.
Communities near Nampa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nampa.
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 Nampa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nampa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nampa. 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 Nampa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nampa. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nampa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nampa ...
Looking for more information about Nampa? 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 Nampa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nampa.
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The official website for Nampa: www.ci.nampa.id.us/
The official website for Canyon County: www.canyoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021