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Welcome to Teton ...

The city of Teton is located in Fremont County<1> (at the time of its founding, Teton was located in Bingham County).

The location of Teton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Teton: TEE-tawn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Teton has a population of 739 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Teton.

Teton is 4,950 feet [1,509 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Teton is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

Teton lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Teton: 83451<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Teton had an population of 739 people. This is an increase of 0.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Teton had a population of 735 people (or 5.55% of the total population of Fremont County). This makes Teton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Teton represents 0.05% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 735 people, the population of Teton increased 29.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 569 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Teton.

Communities Also Named Teton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Teton - they are located in Montana and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Teton ...

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

  • Rexburg [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rexburg
    • Rexburg [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Teton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,658 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rexburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rexburg<8>
  • Rigby [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rigby
    • Rigby [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Teton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,430 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rigby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rigby<8>
  • Saint Anthony [Fremont County]
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    • Saint Anthony [Fremont County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the north of Teton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Anthony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Anthony
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Anthony<8>
  • Sugar City [Madison County]
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    • Sugar City [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the west of Teton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar City<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ashton [Fremont County]
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      • Ashton [Fremont County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Teton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,042 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashton<8>
    • Menan [Jefferson County]
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      • Menan [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Teton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menan<8>
    • Ririe [Jefferson County]
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      • Ririe [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Teton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ririe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ririe<8>
    • Parker [Fremont County]
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      • Parker [Fremont County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Teton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<8>
    • Drummond [Fremont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
      • Drummond [Fremont County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Teton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drummond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond
    • Walker [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the south of Teton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Teton ...

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

Adding Teton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fremont County: www.co.fremont.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 Fremont, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Teton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Teton.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Teton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Teton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Teton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Teton) 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 Teton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TetonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Teton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8871, Longitude: -111.6683       In this case, the coordinates for Teton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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