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Welcome to Swanlake ...

Swanlake is located in Bannock County<1> (at the time of its founding, Swanlake was located in Bingham County).

Swanlake is 4,790 feet [1,460 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Swanlake is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Swanlake: (208)

The ZIP code for Swanlake: 83281<3>

Communities near Swanlake ...

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

  • Preston [Franklin County]
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    • Preston [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Swanlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<6>
  • Malad City [Oneida County]
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    • Malad City [Oneida County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Swanlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malad City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malad City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malad City<6>
  • Downey [Bannock County]
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    • Downey [Bannock County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Swanlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<6>
  • Dayton [Franklin County]
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    • Dayton [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Swanlake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weston [Franklin County]
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      • Weston [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Swanlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<6>
    • Arimo [Bannock County]
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      • Arimo [Bannock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Swanlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 368 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arimo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arimo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arimo<6>
    • Clifton [Franklin County]
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      • Clifton [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Swanlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton<6>
    • Oxford [Franklin County]
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      • Oxford [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Swanlake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Thatcher [Franklin County]
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      • Thatcher [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Swanlake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thatcher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thatcher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thatcher<6>
    • Saint Johns [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johns
      • Saint Johns [Oneida County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Swanlake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Johns

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swanlake ...

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

Adding Swanlake to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Swanlake

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Idaho

About Bannock County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bannock County: www.co.bannock.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 Bannock, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swanlake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Swanlake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Swanlake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Swanlake) 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 Swanlake. 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 SwanlakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swanlake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3132, Longitude: -112.0028    
<5>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.
<6>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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