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Spirit Lake, Idaho
Welcome to Spirit Lake ...
The city of Spirit Lake is located in the Idaho Panhandle.
Spirit Lake is located in Kootenai County.
The location of Spirit Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Spirit Lake: Spirit Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Spirit Lake has a population of 2,318 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Spirit Lake is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Spirit Lake is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Spirit Lake lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Spirit Lake, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Spirit Lake is located in the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Spirit Lake: 83869<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Spirit Lake had a population of 1,945 people. This makes Spirit Lake the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Spirit Lake represents 0.12% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,945 people, the population of Spirit Lake increased 41.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,376 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Spirit Lake had an population of 2,318 people. This is an increase of 19.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Spirit Lake.
Communities near Spirit Lake ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Spirit Lake and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Spirit Lake.
Communities Also Named Spirit Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Spirit Lake - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spirit Lake.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Spirit Lake:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spirit Lake ...
Looking for more information about Spirit Lake? 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 Spirit Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spirit Lake.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Kootenai County: www.co.kootenai.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019