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Welcome to Rupert ...

The city of Rupert is located in Minidoka County<1> and is the County Seat for Minidoka County.

The location of Rupert has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rupert has a population of 5,861 people<3> (see below for details).

Rupert was established in 1906.

The community of Rupert is 4,150 feet [1,265 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Rupert is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Rupert is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Rupert: 83350<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rupert had an population of 5,861 people. This is an increase of 5.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rupert had a population of 5,554 people (or 27.67% of the total population of Minidoka County). This makes Rupert the county's most populous community.

The population of Rupert represents 0.35% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,554 people, the population of Rupert decreased 1.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,645 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rupert ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Rupert - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rupert ...

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

  • Burley [Cassia County]
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    • Burley [Cassia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Rupert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burley<7>
  • Heyburn [Minidoka County]
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    • Heyburn [Minidoka County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Rupert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heyburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heyburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heyburn<7>
  • Declo [Cassia County]
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    • Declo [Cassia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Rupert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Declo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Declo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Declo<7>
  • Albion [Cassia County]
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    • Albion [Cassia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Rupert
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Minidoka [Minidoka County]
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      • Minidoka [Minidoka County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Rupert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minidoka<7>
    • Acequia [Minidoka County]
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      • Acequia [Minidoka County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Rupert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acequia
    • Paul [Minidoka County]
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      • Paul [Minidoka County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Rupert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paul
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paul<7>
    • Pella [Cassia County]
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      • Pella [Cassia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Rupert
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pella
    • Kimama [Lincoln County]
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      • Kimama [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Rupert
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hazelton [Jerome County]
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      • Hazelton [Jerome County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of Rupert
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rupert. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rupert.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rupert ...

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

Adding Rupert to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rupert 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 Rupert was

We also found Rupert

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

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About Minidoka County

About Idaho

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

The official website for Minidoka County: www.minidoka.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 Minidoka, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rupert.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rupert - 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 Rupert). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rupert 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rupert) 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 Rupert. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RupertOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rupert. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6190, Longitude: -113.6740       In this case, the coordinates for Rupert have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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