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Post Falls, Idaho
Welcome to Post Falls ...
The city of Post Falls is located in the Idaho Panhandle.
The location of Post Falls has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Post Falls has a population of 36,262 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Post Falls was established in 1871.
Post Falls is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Post Falls is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Post Falls lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Post Falls and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Post Falls lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP codes for Post Falls: 83854, 83877<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Post Falls had an population of 36,262 people. This is an increase of 31.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 110.25% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Post Falls had a population of 27,574 people (or 19.91% of the total population of Kootenai County). This makes Post Falls the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Post Falls represents 1.76% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 27,574 people, the population of Post Falls increased 59.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,247 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Post Falls.
Communities near Post Falls ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Post Falls.
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 Post Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Post Falls.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Post Falls. 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 Post Falls.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Post Falls. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Post Falls.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Post Falls ...
Looking for more information about Post Falls? 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 Post Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Post Falls.
Adding Post Falls to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Post Falls 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 Post Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Post Falls on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022