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Welcome to Rexburg ...

The city of Rexburg is located in Madison County<1> and is the County Seat for Madison County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rexburg has a population of 29,627 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Rexburg is 4,860 feet [1,481 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rexburg is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Rexburg is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP codes for Rexburg: 83440-83441, 83460<4>

Websites for Rexburg ...

Official Website:   www.ci.rexburg.id.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rexcc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rexburg had an population of 29,627 people. This is an increase of 16.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 71.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rexburg had a population of 25,484 people (which is 67.89% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Rexburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Rexburg represents 1.63% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,484 people, the population of Rexburg increased 47.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,257 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rexburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Rexburg - they are located in Mississippi and Virginia.

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

Communities near Rexburg ...

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

  • Rigby [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rigby
    • Rigby [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Rexburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rigby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rigby<6>
  • Saint Anthony [Fremont County]
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    • Saint Anthony [Fremont County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rexburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Anthony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Anthony<6>
  • Ucon [Bonneville County]
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    • Ucon [Bonneville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rexburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,172 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ucon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ucon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ucon<6>
  • Menan [Jefferson County]
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    • Menan [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Rexburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Teton [Fremont County]
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      • Teton [Fremont County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teton<6>
    • Ririe [Jefferson County]
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      • Ririe [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ririe<6>
    • Roberts [Jefferson County]
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      • Roberts [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roberts have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roberts<6>
    • Lewisville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
      • Lewisville [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<6>
    • Newdale [Fremont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newdale
      • Newdale [Fremont County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newdale<6>
    • Parker [Fremont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker
      • Parker [Fremont County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Rexburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rexburg. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rexburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rexburg ...

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

Adding Rexburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rexburg 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 Rexburg was

We also found Rexburg

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

Mentions & References for Rexburg

Communities in Idaho

About Madison County

About Idaho

The official website for Rexburg: www.ci.rexburg.id.us/

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rexburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rexburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Rexburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rexburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Rexburg includes: 83440 & 83441.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rexburg) 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 Rexburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RexburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rexburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8240, Longitude: -111.7838    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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