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Welcome to Wapello ...

Wapello is located in Bingham County<1>.

The pronunciation of Wapello: wah-PELL-oh<2>

Wapello is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wapello is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Wapello: (208)

Communities Also Named Wapello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wapello - they are located in Iowa and Kansas.

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

Communities near Wapello ...

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

  • Blackfoot [Bingham County]
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    • Blackfoot [Bingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Wapello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackfoot
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackfoot<6>
  • Shelley [Bingham County]
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    • Shelley [Bingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Wapello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelley<6>
  • Firth [Bingham County]
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    • Firth [Bingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Wapello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Firth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Firth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Firth<6>
  • Basalt [Bingham County]
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    • Basalt [Bingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Wapello
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basalt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basalt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basalt<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Collins [Bingham County]
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      • Collins [Bingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Wapello
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    • Moreland [Bingham County]
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      • Moreland [Bingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Wapello
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moreland<6>
    • Riverside [Bingham County]
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      • Riverside [Bingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Wapello
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    • Aberdeen Junction [Bingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen Junction
      • Aberdeen Junction [Bingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Wapello
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    • Woodville [Bingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Bingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Wapello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Taylorville [Bonneville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorville
      • Taylorville [Bonneville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Wapello
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wapello ...

Looking for more information about Wapello? 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 Wapello, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wapello.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bingham County: www.co.bingham.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 Bingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wapello. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wapello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Wapello) 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 Wapello. 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 WapelloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wapello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2469, Longitude: -112.2579    
<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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