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(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Rigby ...

The city of Rigby is located in Jefferson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rigby has a population of 4,322 people<2> (see below for details).

Rigby was established in 1883.

The community of Rigby is 4,850 feet [1,478 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rigby is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Rigby: (208)

The ZIP code for Rigby: 83442<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rigby had an population of 4,322 people. This is an increase of 9.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rigby had a population of 3,945 people (which is 15.09% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Rigby the county's most populous community.

The population of Rigby represents 0.25% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,945 people, the population of Rigby increased 31.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,998 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rigby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Idaho communities named Rigby: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Bingham County.

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

Communities near Rigby ...

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

  • Idaho Falls [Bonneville County]
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    • Idaho Falls [Bonneville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rigby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idaho Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Idaho Falls<6>
  • Rexburg [Madison County]
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    • Rexburg [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rigby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,658 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rexburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rexburg<6>
  • Ammon [Bonneville County]
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    • Ammon [Bonneville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Rigby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ammon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ammon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ammon<6>
  • Iona [Bonneville County]
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    • Iona [Bonneville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Rigby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,441 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iona have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iona<6>
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    • Sugar City [Madison County]
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      • Sugar City [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rigby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar City<6>
    • Ucon [Bonneville County]
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      • Ucon [Bonneville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Rigby
      • 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 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Rigby
      • 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>
    • Teton [Fremont County]
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      • Teton [Fremont County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rigby
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ririe
      • Ririe [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Rigby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ririe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ririe<6>
    • Roberts [Jefferson County]
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      • Roberts [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Rigby
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rigby ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.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 Jefferson, 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 Rigby.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rigby - 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 Rigby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rigby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Rigby) 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 Rigby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RigbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rigby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6744, Longitude: -111.9147    
<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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