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Saint Charles, Idaho

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Welcome to Saint Charles ...

The city of Saint Charles is located in Bear Lake County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Charles: St. Charles

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Charles has a population of 153 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Charles was established in 1864.

The community of Saint Charles is 5,970 feet [1,820 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Saint Charles is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Saint Charles lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint Charles: 83272<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Charles had an population of 153 people. This is an increase of 16.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Charles had a population of 131 people. This makes Saint Charles the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 131 people, the population of Saint Charles decreased 16.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 156 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Charles.

Communities Also Named Saint Charles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Saint Charles - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Saint Charles ...

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

  • Montpelier [Bear Lake County]
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    • Montpelier [Bear Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<6>
  • Garden City [Rich County]
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    • Garden City [Rich County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden City<6>
  • Paris [Bear Lake County]
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    • Paris [Bear Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<6>
  • Bloomington [Bear Lake County]
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    • Bloomington [Bear Lake County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<6>
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    • Pickelville [Rich County] - Historic
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      • Pickelville [Rich County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles
    • Fish Haven [Bear Lake County]
    • Dingle [Bear Lake County]
    • Wardboro [Bear Lake County]
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      • Wardboro [Bear Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Charles
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    • Bern [Bear Lake County]
    • Garden [Rich County]
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      • Garden [Rich County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 Saint Charles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Charles.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Charles ...

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

Adding Saint Charles to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Idaho

About Bear Lake County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bear Lake County:

The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Idaho's counties, including Bear Lake, 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 Saint Charles.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Charles - 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 Saint Charles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Charles 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 '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- Saint Charles) 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 Saint Charles. 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 Saint CharlesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Charles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1136, Longitude: -111.3888    
<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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