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Welcome to Wayan ...

Wayan is located in Caribou County<1>.

The pronunciation of Wayan: way-ANN<2>

Wayan is 6,440 feet [1,963 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Wayan is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Wayan is located in the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Wayan: 83285<4>

Communities near Wayan ...

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

  • Thayne [Lincoln County]
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    • Thayne [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wayan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thayne<6>
  • Caribou City [Bonneville County]
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    • Caribou City [Bonneville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wayan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou City
  • Keenan City [Bonneville County]
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    • Keenan City [Bonneville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Wayan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keenan City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Freedom [Caribou County]
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    • Freedom [Caribou County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wayan
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Freedom [Lincoln County]
    • Conda [Caribou County]
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      • Conda [Caribou County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wayan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conda have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Etna [Lincoln County]
    • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County]
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      • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the east of Wayan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
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    • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County]
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      • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wayan
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    • Alpine Northwest [Lincoln County]
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      • Alpine Northwest [Lincoln County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wayan
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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 Wayan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wayan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wayan ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Caribou, 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 Wayan. 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 Wayan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Wayan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wayan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Wayan) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wayan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WayanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9783, Longitude: -111.3772    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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