List of hillside letters in Idaho

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This is a list of hillside letters (also known as mountain monograms) in the U.S. state of Idaho.[1][2][3] There are at least 35 hillside letters, acronyms, and messages in the state, possibly as many as 42.

Monogram Town State/Country Description Location
A Arco Idaho 43°38′42″N 113°17′16″W / 43.6451°N 113.2879°W / 43.6451; -113.2879 (Arco)
B Boise Idaho 43°35′55″N 116°08′56″W / 43.5987°N 116.1489°W / 43.5987; -116.1489 (Boise)
B Bonners Ferry Idaho 48°42′21″N 116°18′58″W / 48.7058°N 116.3162°W / 48.7058; -116.3162 (Bonners Ferry)
B Bruneau Idaho 42°53′02″N 115°47′46″W / 42.8838°N 115.7961°W / 42.8838; -115.7961 (Bruneau)
B (uncertain existence) Butte City Idaho 43°36′34″N 113°14′39″W / 43.6095°N 113.2442°W / 43.6095; -113.2442 (Butte City) (uncertain location)
B Arco Idaho Butte County High School 43°39′17″N 113°17′40″W / 43.6546°N 113.2945°W / 43.6546; -113.2945 (Butte Co. High School)
C Cambridge Idaho 44°33′36″N 116°42′23″W / 44.5601°N 116.7064°W / 44.5601; -116.7064 (Cambridge)
CHALLIS Challis Idaho 44°29′45″N 114°14′57″W / 44.4958°N 114.2491°W / 44.4958; -114.2491 (Challis)
CV Kooskia Idaho Clearwater Valley High School 46°09′08″N 115°59′01″W / 46.1521°N 115.9837°W / 46.1521; -115.9837 (Clearwater Valley High School)
D (uncertain existence) Deary Idaho 46°48′33″N 116°33′22″W / 46.8093°N 116.5562°W / 46.8093; -116.5562 (Deary) (uncertain location)
D Declo Idaho 42°28′47″N 113°34′39″W / 42.4798°N 113.5775°W / 42.4798; -113.5775 (Declo)
E Emmett Idaho 43°50′00″N 116°28′56″W / 43.8332°N 116.4822°W / 43.8332; -116.4822 (Emmett)
1860 F Franklin Idaho settled in 1860, the first town in Idaho 42°01′40″N 111°49′26″W / 42.0279°N 111.824°W / 42.0279; -111.824 (founded 1860)
G Grace Idaho 42°34′29″N 111°41′04″W / 42.5746°N 111.6844°W / 42.5746; -111.6844 (Grace)
H (uncertain existence) Hagerman Idaho 42°48′42″N 114°53′49″W / 42.8118°N 114.8969°W / 42.8118; -114.8969 (Hagerman) (uncertain location)
H (uncertain existence) Hailey Idaho 43°30′55″N 114°18′21″W / 43.5153°N 114.3058°W / 43.5153; -114.3058 (Hailey) (uncertain location)
H Horseshoe Bend Idaho 43°54′30″N 116°12′54″W / 43.9084°N 116.2151°W / 43.9084; -116.2151 (Horseshoe Bend)
I Pocatello Idaho Idaho State University 42°51′37″N 112°25′49″W / 42.8603°N 112.4303°W / 42.8603; -112.4303 (Idaho State University)
I Inkom Idaho 42°47′59″N 112°15′09″W / 42.7998°N 112.2524°W / 42.7998; -112.2524 (Inkom)
K Kamiah Idaho 46°15′06″N 115°58′51″W / 46.2516°N 115.9809°W / 46.2516; -115.9809 (Kamiah)
K Kendrick Idaho 46°36′58″N 116°38′23″W / 46.6161°N 116.6397°W / 46.6161; -116.6397 (Kendrick)
L Lava Hot Springs Idaho 42°36′54″N 112°00′29″W / 42.6151°N 112.008°W / 42.6151; -112.008 (Lava Hot Springs)
L Leadore Idaho 44°42′57″N 113°22′03″W / 44.7157°N 113.3676°W / 44.7157; -113.3676 (Leadore)
L Lewiston Idaho 46°27′40″N 117°00′14″W / 46.461°N 117.004°W / 46.461; -117.004 (Lewiston)
M Malad City Idaho 42°11′58″N 112°13′40″W / 42.1995°N 112.2279°W / 42.1995; -112.2279 (Malad City)
M Midvale Idaho 44°26′15″N 116°48′27″W / 44.4374°N 116.8074°W / 44.4374; -116.8074 (Midvale)
M Montpelier Idaho 42°19′11″N 111°17′28″W / 42.3198°N 111.2911°W / 42.3198; -111.2911 (Montpelier)
M Mullan Idaho 47°28′30″N 115°47′42″W / 47.475°N 115.795°W / 47.475; -115.795 (Mullan)
MH Mountain Home Idaho 43°07′51″N 115°38′05″W / 43.130814°N 115.634689°W / 43.130814; -115.634689 (Mountain Home)
MV Arimo Idaho Marsh Valley High School 42°35′50″N 112°09′11″W / 42.5973°N 112.153°W / 42.5973; -112.153 (Marsh Valley High School)
O Oakley Idaho 42°11′47″N 113°54′57″W / 42.1964°N 113.9157°W / 42.1964; -113.9157 (Oakley)
O Orofino Idaho 46°29′47″N 116°15′48″W / 46.4964°N 116.2634°W / 46.4964; -116.2634 (Orofino)
P Pocatello Idaho 42°51′58″N 112°30′37″W / 42.8662°N 112.5102°W / 42.8662; -112.5102 (Pocatello)
P (uncertain existence) Cottonwood Idaho Prairie High School 46°03′21″N 116°20′58″W / 46.0559°N 116.3495°W / 46.0559; -116.3495 (Prairie High School) (uncertain location)
P Preston Idaho 42°05′39″N 111°47′54″W / 42.0942°N 111.7982°W / 42.0942; -111.7982 (Preston)
R Rexburg Idaho Ricks College 43°47′24″N 111°58′02″W / 43.7901°N 111.9671°W / 43.7901; -111.9671 (Ricks College)
R Rockland Idaho 42°35′48″N 112°52′48″W / 42.5967°N 112.8801°W / 42.5967; -112.8801 (Rockland)
S Salmon Idaho 45°09′31″N 113°52′26″W / 45.1586°N 113.8738°W / 45.1586; -113.8738 (Salmon)
S (uncertain existence) Shoshone Idaho 42°56′07″N 114°24′24″W / 42.9354°N 114.4068°W / 42.9354; -114.4068 (Shoshone) (uncertain location)
S Soda Springs Idaho 42°40′10″N 111°36′22″W / 42.6695°N 111.6061°W / 42.6695; -111.6061 (Soda Springs)
W Weiser Idaho 44°15′54″N 116°57′33″W / 44.265°N 116.9591°W / 44.265; -116.9591 (Weiser)
WS Dayton Idaho West Side High School 42°05′30″N 112°00′50″W / 42.0918°N 112.014°W / 42.0918; -112.014 (West Side High School)

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Corning, Evelyn (2007). Hillside Letters A to Z : A Guide to Hometown Landmarks. Missoula, Mont.: Mountain Press Publishing Company. 
  2. ^ Rocha, Guy (June 2004), "Hillside Letters: In Plain Sight But Not Intended for Planes", Sierra Sage 
  3. ^ Parsons, James J. (1988). "Hillside Letters in the Western United States". Landscape (Sante Fe, N.M.) 30 (1): 15–23. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 

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