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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Sandpoint came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Sandpoint in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Sandpoint. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Sandpoint is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Sandpoint post office opened in 1893.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Sandpoint:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, a Express Office, no Post Office mentioned

Auto Trails Map of Washington and Oregon (1925)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Mobile Oil Map of Idaho (1949)
Published by Mobile Oil Company

North American Railroad Atlas - Mountain Plains
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2000
(Available from

Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1925)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1937)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Shell Oil Road Map for Idaho (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Sandpoint in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Sandpoint for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Sandpoint. See our Misc Page for Sandpoint for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Sandpoint:

The following route mentioned Sandpoint as a scheduled stop:

The Western Star: From Great Northern Railroad timetable for the defunct Western Star (train schedule from 1970). The Western Star travelled between Chicago (IL) and Seattle (WA)

The official website for Sandpoint:

The official website for Bonner County:

The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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