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Santa, Idaho

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The location of Santa

Welcome to Santa ...

Santa is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Santa is located in Benewah County (at the time of its founding, Santa was located in Kootenai County).

Santa is 2,660 feet [811 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Santa is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Santa lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Santa and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Santa is within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Santa: 83866<2>

Communities near Santa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Santa and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Bovill   [Map]   257   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Calder   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chatcolet   [Map]   ---   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Clarkia   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
De Smet   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Harvard   [Map]   ---   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Santa.

Communities Also Named Santa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Santa - it's located in Alabama.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Santa. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Santa. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Santa.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Santa:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Idaho

About Benewah County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Idaho:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Santa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Santa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Santa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Santa) 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 Santa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Santa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Santa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1505, Longitude: -116.4498     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Santa.

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