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Welcome to Walker ...

Walker is located in Madison County<1>.

Walker is 5,260 feet [1,603 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Walker is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Walker: (208)

Communities Also Named Walker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Walker - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Walker ...

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

  • Rexburg [Madison County]
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    • Rexburg [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Walker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,658 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rexburg<4>
  • Rigby [Jefferson County]
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    • Rigby [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Walker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,430 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rigby<4>
  • Saint Anthony [Fremont County]
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    • Saint Anthony [Fremont County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Walker
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Anthony<4>
  • Sugar City [Madison County]
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    • Sugar City [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Walker
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar City<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ucon [Bonneville County]
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      • Ucon [Bonneville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,172 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ucon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ucon<4>
    • Menan [Jefferson County]
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      • Menan [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menan<4>
    • Teton [Fremont County]
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      • Teton [Fremont County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teton<4>
    • Ririe [Jefferson County]
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      • Ririe [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 694 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ririe<4>
    • Lewisville [Jefferson County]
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      • Lewisville [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 518 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<4>
    • Newdale [Fremont County]
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      • Newdale [Fremont County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Walker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newdale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newdale<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walker ...

Looking for more information about Walker? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Walker, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Walker.

Adding Walker to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Walker 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 Walker was

We also found Walker

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Idaho

About Madison County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Walker) 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 Walker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalkerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7718, Longitude: -111.7084    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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