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Welcome to Westmond ...

Westmond is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Westmond is located in Bonner County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Westmond, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1903.

Westmond is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Westmond is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Westmond and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Telephone area codes for Westmond: (208) and (986)<3>

The ZIP code for Westmond: 83813<4>

Communities near Westmond ...

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

  • Sandpoint
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Spirit Lake
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spirit Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spirit Lake
    • Spirit Lake is located in Kootenai County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,559 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spirit Lake <5>
  • Priest River
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Ponderay
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Kootenai
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Dover
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover <5>
  • Athol
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Clark Fork
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark Fork
    • Clark Fork is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clark Fork <5>
  • East Hope
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hope
    • East Hope is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 231 people
  • Oldtown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oldtown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldtown
    • Oldtown is located in Bonner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oldtown <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westmond ...

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

Adding Westmond to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Westmond 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 Westmond was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Westmond post office opened in 1903.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Westmond.

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

The official website for Bonner County: www.co.bonner.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 Bonner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (986) is an overlay for area code (208).
<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 Westmond). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westmond or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>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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