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Welcome to Idalou ...

The city of Idalou is located in Lubbock County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Idalou has a population of 2,342 people<1> (see below for details).

Idalou is 3,180 feet [969 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Idalou is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Idalou lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Idalou: (806)

The ZIP code for Idalou: 79329<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Idalou had a population of 2,250 people. This makes Idalou the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,250 people, the population of Idalou increased 4.31% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,157 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Idalou had an population of 2,342 people. This is an increase of 4.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Idalou ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Idalou and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Abernathy   [Map]   2,765   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Buffalo Springs   [Map]   449   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lorenzo   [Map]   1,183   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lubbock   [Map]   252,506   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
New Deal   [Map]   805   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Petersburg   [Map]   1,131   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Idalou.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Idalou. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Idalou. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Idalou.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Idalou:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Idalou ...

Looking for more information about Idalou? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Idalou, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Idalou.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Idalou. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

The official website for Lubbock County: www.co.lubbock.tx.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Idalou.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Idalou - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Idalou). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Idalou or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Idalou. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Idalou) 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 Idalou. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Idalou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Idalou. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6625, Longitude: -101.6829     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Idalou.