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A BC D E FG H I JK L M NO P R ST U V WY
A
Aberdeen, Bingham ... 83210
Acequia, Minidoka ... Rupert ... 83350
Ahsahka, Clearwater ... 83520
Aiken, Bingham -- no Post Office
Albion, Cassia ... 83311
Almo, Cassia ... 83312

Alridge, Bingham -- Post Office 1915-1950
Alta, Teton -- no Post Office
American Falls, Power ... 83211
Ammon, Idaho Falls ... 83401

Annis, Jefferson -- Post Office 1896-xxxx, now closed
Arbon, Power ... 83212

Archer, Madison -- Post Office 1902-1910
Arco, Butte ... 83213
Arimo, Bannock ... 83214
Ashton, Fremont ... 83420
Athol, Kootenai ... 83801
Atlanta, Elmore ... 83601
Atomic City, Bingham ... 83215
Avery, Shoshone ... 83802
B
Bancroft, Caribou ... 83217
Banks, Boise ... 83602

Barlow, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Basalt, Bingham ... 83218

Bassett, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Bayview, Kootenai ... 83803

Beachs Corner, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Bellevue, Blaine ... 83313
Bern, Bear Lake ... 83220
Blackfoot, Bingham ... 83221
Blanchard, Bonner ... 83804
Bliss, Gooding ... 83314
Bloomington, Bear Lake ... 83223
Boise, Ada ... consult Post Office
Bonners Ferry, Boundary ... 83805

Bone, Bonneville -- Post Office 1917-1950
Bovill, Latah ... 83806

Box Canyon, Fremont -- no Post Office
Bruneau, Owyhee ... 83604
Buhl, Twin Falls ... 83316
Burley, Cassia ... 83318

Burton, Madison -- no Post Office
Byrne, Madison -- no Post Office
C
Calder, Shoshone ... 83808
Caldwell, Canyon ... consult Post Office

Camas, Jefferson -- Post Office 1880-1961
Cambridge, Washington ... 83610
Carey, Blaine ... 83320
Careywood, Bonner ... 83809
Carmen, Lemhi ... 83462
Cascade, Valley ... 83611
Castleford, Twin Falls ... 83321
Cataldo, Kootenai ... 83810

Ceder Creek, Bingham -- name changed to Alridge
Cerro Grande, Bingham -- Post Office 1918-1924
Challis, Custer ... 83226
Chester, Fremont ... 83421
Chubbuck, Pocatello ... 83202

Clark, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Clark Fork, Bonner ... 83811
Clarkia, Shoshone ... 83812

Clarkson, Bingham -- no Post Office
Clayton, Custer ... 83227
Clearwater, Kooskia ... 83539

Cleveland, Jefferson -- name changed to LaBelle
Clifton, Franklin ... 83228
Cobalt, Lemhi ... 83229
Cocolalla, Bonner ... 83813
Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai ... consult Post Office

Coffee Point, Bingham -- no Post Office
Colburn, Bonner ... 83865

Collins, Bingham -- no Post Office
Coltman, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Conda, Caribou ... 83230
Coolin, Bonner ... 83821
Corral, Camas ... 83322

Cotton, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Cottonwood, Idaho ... 83522
Council, Adams ... 83612
Craigmont, Lewis ... 83523
Culdesac, Nez Perce ... 83524
D
Darlington, Butte ... 83231
Dayton, Franklin ... 83232
Deary, Latah ... 83823
Declo, Cassia ... 83323

Dehlin, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Desmet, Benewah ... 83824

Dewiner Inn, Fremont -- name changed to Ripleys Ford
Dietrich, Lincoln ... 83324
Dingle, Bear Lake ... 83233
Dixie, Elk City ... 83525
Donnelly, Valley ... 83615
Dover, Bonner ... 83825
Downey, Bannock ... 83234
Driggs, Teton ... 83422

Drummond, Fremont -- no Post Office
Dubois, Clark ... 83423
E
Eagle, Ada ... 83616

Eagle Rock, Bonneville -- name changed to Idaho Falls
Eastport, Boundary 83826
Eden, Jerome ... 83325

Edmonds, Madison -- no Post Office
Egin, Fremont -- Post Office 1880-xxxx, now closed -- site of Fort Henry
Elba, Cassia ... 83326
Elk City, Idaho ... 83525
Elk Horn, Sun Valley ... 83354
Elk River, Clearwater ... 83827
Ellis, Custer ... 83235
Emmett, Gem ... 83617
F
Fairfield, Camas ... 83327
Felt, Teton ... 83424
Fenn, Idaho ... 83531
Ferdinand, Idaho ... 83526
Fernwood, Benewah ... 83830
Filer, Twin Falls ... 83328

Fingal, Bingham -- no Post Office
Firth, Bingham ... 83236
Fish Haven, Bear Lake ... 83287
Fort Hall, Bingham ... 83203
Fort Lemhi/Limhi, Lemhi -- ghost town

France, Fremont -- no Post Office
Franklin, Franklin ... 83237
Fruitland, Payette ... 83619
Fruitvale, Adams ... 83620

Fullmer, Bingham -- no Post Office
G
Garden Valley, Boise ... 83622

Gay, Bingham -- no Post Office
Genessee, Latah ... 83832
Geneva, Bear Lake ... 83238
Georgetown, Bear Lake ... 83239

Gerrard, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Gibbonsville, Lemhi ... 83463

Gibson, Bingham -- no Post Office
Gilmore, Lemhi -- ghost town
Glenns Ferry, Elmore ... 83623
Gooding, Gooding ... 83330

Goshen, Bingham -- no Post Office
Grace, Caribou ... 83241

Grainville, Fremont -- no Post Office
Grand View, Owyhee ... 83624

Grandview, Bingham -- no Post Office
Grangeville, Idaho ... 83530

Grant, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Grantsville, Lemhi -- ghost town
Grasmere, Bruneau ... 83604

Gravy Bend, Jefferson -- local nickname for Grant
Gray, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Greencreek, Idaho ... 83533
Greenleaf, Canyon ... 83626

Greenville, Fremont -- name changed to Egin 1880
Groveland, Bingham -- no Post Office
H
Hackman, Bonneville -- no Post Office

Hagerman, Gooding ... 83332
Hahn, Lemhi -- ghost town
Hailey, Blaine ... 83333
Hamer, Jefferson ... 83425
Hammett, Elmore ... 83627
Hansen, Twin Falls ... 83334
Harrison, Kootenai ... 83833
Harvard, Latah ... 83834

Havens, Bingham -- no Post Office
Hayden, Kootenai ... 83835
Hayden Lake, Hayden ... 83835
Hazelton, Jerome ... 83335
Headquarters, Clearwater ... 83534

Heise Hot Springs, Jefferson -- Post Office 1900-1944
Heman, Fremont -- no Post Office
Herbert, Madison -- Post Office 1906-1916
Heyburn, Minidoka ... 83336

Hibbard, Madison -- Post Office 1903-1905
Hill City, Camas ... 83337

Hinckley, Madison -- no Post Office
Holbrook, Oneida ... 83243
Homedale, Owyhee ... 83628
Hope, Bonner ... 83836
Horseshoe Bend, Boise ... 83629
Howe, Butte ... 83244
Huston, Canyon ... 83630
I
Idaho City, Boise ... 83631
Idaho Falls, Bonneville ... consult Post Office

Independence, Madison -- ghost town
Indian, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Indian Valley, Adams ... 83632
Inkom, Bannock ... 83245
Iona, Bonneville ... 83427
Irwin, Bonneville ... 83428
Island Park, Fremont ... 83429

Island Ward, Madison -- name changed to Hibbard
J
Jensen, Madison -- no Post Office

Jerome, Jerome ... 83338
Jolley, Madison -- no Post Office, name no longer in common use
Juliaetta, Latah ... 83535
K
Kamiah, Lewis ... 83536
Kellogg, Shoshone ... 83837
Kendrick, Latah ... 83537
Ketchum, Blaine ... 83340
Keutervile, Cottonwood ... 83538

Kimball, Bingham -- no Post Office
Kimberly, Twin Falls ... 83341
King Hill, Elmore ... 83633
Kingston, Shoshone ... 83839
Kingville, Lemhi -- ghost town
Kooskia, Idaho ... 83539
Kootenai, Sandpoint ... 83840
Kuna, Ada ... 83634
L
LaBelle, Jefferson -- Post Office 1906-xxxx, now closed

Laclede, Bonner ... 83841
Lake, Fremont -- Post Office xxxx-193x
Lake Fork, Valley ... 83635

Lamont, Fremont -- Post Office 1915-1965
Lapwai, Nez Perce ... 83540

Last Chance, Fremont -- no Post Office
Lava, Lemhi -- ghost town
Lava Hot Springs, Bannock ... 83246
Leadore, Lemhi ... 83464
Leadville, Lemhi -- ghost town
Leesburg, Lemhi -- ghost town
Lemhi, Lemhi ... 83465
Lenore, Nez Perce ... 83541
Letha, Gem ... 83636
Lewiston, Nez Perce ... 83501
Lewisville, Jefferson ... 83431

Liberty, Bingham -- no Post Office
Lincoln, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Lorenzo, Jefferson -- Post Office 1901-xxxx, now closed
Lowman, Boise ... 83637
Lucille, Idaho ... 83542

Lyman, Madison -- Post Office 1887-1914
M
MacKay, Custer ... 83251
Macks Inn, Fremont ... 83433
Malad City, Oneida ... 83252
Malta, Cassia ... 83342

Mark, Madison -- no Post Office
Marsing, Owyhee ... 83639

Marysville, Fremont -- Post Office closed
May, Lemhi ... 83253
McCall, Valley ... 83638
McCammon, Bannock ... 83250

McDonaldville, Bingham -- no Post Office
Medimont, Kootenai ... 83842
Melba, Canyon ... 83641
Menan, Jefferson ... 83434
Meridian, Ada ... consult Post Office
Mesa, Adams ... 83643
Middleton, Canyon ... 83644
Midvale, Washington ... 83645

Midway, Bingham -- name changed to Atomic City
Midway, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Milo, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Minidoka, Minidoka ... 83343

Mitchell, Bingham -- no Post Office
Monteview, Jefferson ... 83435
Montour, Emmett ... 83617
Montpelier, Bear Lake ... 83254

Moody, Madison -- no Post Office
Moore, Butte ... 83255
Moreland, Bingham ... 83256
Moscow, Latah ... 83843
Mountain Home, Elmore ... 83647
Mountain Home AFB, Mountain Home ... 83648
Moyie Springs, Boundary ... 83845

Mud Lake, Jefferson -- no Post Office
Mullan, Shoshone ... 83846
Murphy, Owyhee ... 83650
Murray, Shoshone ... 83874
Murtaugh, Twin Falls ... 83344
N
Naf, Malta ... 83342
Nampa, Canyon ... consult Post Office
Naples, Boundary ... 83847
Newdale, Fremont ... 83436
New Meadows, Adams ... 83654
New Plymouth, Payette ... 83655

New Sweden, Bonneville/Bingham -- no Post Office
Nezperce, Lewis ... 83543
Nicholia, Lemhi -- ghost town
Nordman, Bonner ... 83848
North Fork, Lemhi ... 83466
Notus, Canyon ... 83656
O
Oakley, Cassia ... 83346
Obsidian, Ketchum ... 83340
Ola, Gem ... 83657
Old Town, Bonner ... 83822

Olsen, Bingham -- no Post Office
Oreana, Murphy ... 83650
Orofino, Clearwater ... 83544

Orvin, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Osburn, Shoshone ... 83849

Osgood, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Ovid, Bear Lake ... 83260

Ozone, Bonneville -- Post Office 1911-1925
P
Palisades, Bonneville ... 83437
Paris, Bear Lake ... 83261
Parker, Fremont ... 83438

Parkinson, Madison -- no Post Office
Parma, Canyon ... 83660
Patterson, May ... 83253
Paul, Minidoka ... 83347
Payette, Payette ... 83661

Payne, Bonneville -- Post Office 1903-1904
Peck, Nez Perce ... 83545

Peterson, Bingham -- no Post Office
Picabo, Blaine ... 83348
Pierce, Clearwater ... 83546
Pinehurst, Shoshone ... 83850
Pingree, Bingham ... 83262
Placerville, Boise ... 83666

Plano, Madison -- Post Office 1899- xxxx, now closed
Plummer, Benewah ... 83851
Pocatello, Bannock ... consult Post Office
Pollock, Idaho ... 83547
Ponderay, Bonner ... 83852

Poplar, Bonneville -- Post Office 1894-1910
Porthill, Boundary ... 83853
Post Falls, Kootenai ... 83854
Potlatch, Latah ... 83855

Poverty Flatts, Jefferson -- local nickname for Grant
Preston, Franklin ... 83263
Priest River, Bonner ... 83856
Princeton, Latah ... 83857

Pyke, Fremont -- no Post Office
R
Rathdrum, Kootenai ... 83858
Reno, Lemhi -- ghost town
Reubens, Lewis ... 83548
Rexburg, Madison ... 83440
Richfield, Lincoln ... 83349
Riddle, Bruneau ... 83604
Rigby, Jefferson ... 83442
Riggins, Idaho ... 83549

Ripleys Ford, Fremont -- name changed to Last Chance
Ririe, Jefferson ... 83443

Riverside, Bingham -- Post Office 1879-1905
Roberts, Jefferson ... 83444

Rockford, Bingham -- no Post Office
Rockland, Power ... 83271
Rogerson, Twin Falls ... 83302

Rose, Bingham -- no Post Office
Rouse, Bingham -- no Post Office
Rupert, Minidoka ... 83350
S
Sagle, Bonner ... 83860
Saint Anthony, Fremont ... 83445
Saint Charles, Bear Lake ... 83272
Saint Maries, Benewah ... 83861

Salem, Madison -- Post Office 1893-1916
Salmon, Lemhi ... 83467
Samuels, Bonner ... 83862
Sandpoint, Bonner ... 83864
Santa, Benewah ... 83866
Shelley, Bingham ... 83274
Shoshone, Lincoln ... 83352
Shoup, Lemhi ... 83469
Silverton, Shoshone ... 83867
Smelterville, Shoshone ... 83868
Smiths Ferry, Cascade ... 83611
Smithville, Lemhi -- ghost town
Soda Springs, Caribou ... 83276
Spalding, Nez Perce ... 83551
Spencer, Clark ... 83446
Spirit Lake, Kootenai ... 83869
Springfield, Bingham ... 83277
Squirrel, Fremont ... 83447
Stanley, Custer ... 83278
Star, Ada ... 83669
Sterling, Bingham -- Post Office 1911-xxxx, now closed
Stites, Idaho ... 83552
Stone, Oneida ... 83280
Sugar City, Madison ... 83448
Summit City, Lemhi -- ghost town
Sun Valley, Blaine ... consult Post Office

Sunnydell, Madison -- Post Office 1900-1922
Swanlake, Bannock ... 83281
Swan Valley, Bonneville ... 83449
Sweet, Gem ... 83670
T
Taber, Bingham -- no Post Office

Taylorville, Bonneville -- no Post Office
Tendoy, Lemhi ... 83468
Tensed, Benewah ... 83870
Terreton, Jefferson ... 83450
Teton, Fremont ... 83451

Teton Island, Madison -- Name changed to Salem
Tetonia, Teton ... 83452

Texas Siding, Madison -- name changed to Thornton in 1904
Thatcher, Franklin ... 83283

Thomas, Bingham -- Post Office 1898-xxxx
Thornton, Madison -- Post Office closed
Troy, Latah ... 83871
Twin Falls, Twin Falls ... consult Post Office

Twin Groves, Fremont -- no Post Office
U
Ucon, Bonneville ... 83454
V
Victor, Teton ... 83455
Viola, Latah ... 83872
W
Wallace, Shoshone ... 83873

Walker, Madison -- no Post Office
Wapello, Bingham -- Post Office early 1900s, now closed
Warm River, Fremont -- Post Office 1907-1924
Warren, Idaho ... 83671
Wayan, Caribou ... 83285
Weippe, Clearwater ... 83553
Weiser, Washington ... 83672
Wendell, Gooding ... 83355
Weston, Franklin ... 83286
White Bird, Idaho ... 83554
Wilder, Canyon ... 83676

Wilford, Fremont -- Post Office 1889-1904
Winchester, Lewis ... 83555

Woodville, Bingham -- Post Office 1901-1905
Worley, Kootenai ... 83876
Y
Yellowjacket, Lemhi -- ghost town
Yellow Pine, Valley ... 83677



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