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Welcome to Potlatch ...

The city of Potlatch is located in Latah County<1>.

The pronunciation of Potlatch: POT-latch<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Potlatch has a population of 817 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Potlatch is 2,630 feet [802 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Potlatch is ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The ZIP code for Potlatch: 83855<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Potlatch had an population of 817 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Potlatch had a population of 804 people. This makes Potlatch the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Potlatch represents 0.05% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 804 people, the population of Potlatch increased 1.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 791 people).

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

Communities Also Named Potlatch ...

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

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

Communities near Potlatch ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
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    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Potlatch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<7>
  • Moscow [Latah County]
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    • Moscow [Latah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Potlatch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<7>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Potlatch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<7>
  • Troy [Latah County]
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    • Troy [Latah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Potlatch
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Potlatch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<7>
    • Albion [Whitman County]
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      • Albion [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Potlatch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<7>
    • Deary [Latah County]
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      • Deary [Latah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Potlatch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deary have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deary<7>
    • Farmington [Whitman County]
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      • Farmington [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Potlatch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 147 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<7>
    • Tensed [Benewah County]
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      • Tensed [Benewah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Potlatch
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensed have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tensed<7>
    • Cora [Latah County]
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      • Cora [Latah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Potlatch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cora have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Potlatch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Potlatch.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Potlatch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Latah County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Latah County: www.latah.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 Latah, 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 Potlatch. 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 Potlatch.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potlatch - 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 Potlatch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Potlatch 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- Potlatch) 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 Potlatch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PotlatchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potlatch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9216, Longitude: -116.8968    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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