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Welcome to Weippe ...

The city of Weippe is located in Clearwater County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Weippe: WEE-ipe<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Weippe, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Weippe has a population of 444 people<4> (see below for details).

Weippe is 3,030 feet [924 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Weippe is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Weippe lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Weippe: (208) & (986)<6>

The ZIP code for Weippe: 83553<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Weippe had an population of 444 people. This is an increase of 0.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weippe had a population of 441 people (or 5.03% of the total population of Clearwater County). This makes Weippe the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Weippe represents 0.03% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 441 people, the population of Weippe increased 6.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 416 people).

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

Communities Also Named Weippe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Idaho communities named Weippe: This one is located in Clearwater County and the other is located in Shoshone County.

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

Communities near Weippe ...

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

  • Orofino
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orofino have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orofino
    • Orofino is located in Clearwater County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,120 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orofino <8>
  • Kamiah
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamiah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamiah
    • Kamiah is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamiah <8>
  • Kooskia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kooskia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kooskia
    • Kooskia is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kooskia <8>
  • Pierce
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Nezperce
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nezperce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nezperce
    • Nezperce is located in Lewis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nezperce <8>
  • Stites
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stites have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stites
    • Stites is located in Idaho County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stites <8>
  • Judge Town
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judge Town
    • Judge Town is located in Clearwater County
  • Greer
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greer
    • Greer is located in Clearwater County
  • East Kamiah
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Kamiah
    • East Kamiah is located in Idaho County
  • Syringa
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syringa
    • Syringa is located in Idaho County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weippe ...

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

Adding Weippe to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Weippe in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Weippe was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Weippe post office opened in 1887.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Weippe.

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

The official website for Clearwater County: www.clearwatercounty.org/

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 Clearwater, 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 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 Weippe. 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 Weippe.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weippe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<7>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 Weippe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Weippe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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