Corral, Idaho

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Corral
Unincorporated community
Corral is located in Idaho
Corral
Corral
Location within the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 43°20′39″N 114°56′57″W / 43.34417°N 114.94917°W / 43.34417; -114.94917Coordinates: 43°20′39″N 114°56′57″W / 43.34417°N 114.94917°W / 43.34417; -114.94917
Country United States
State Idaho
County Camas
Elevation 5,098 ft (1,554 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 83322
GNIS feature ID 372129[1]

Corral is an unincorporated community in southwestern Camas County, Idaho, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 20 west of the city of Fairfield, the county seat of Camas County.[2] Its elevation is 5,098 feet (1,554 m).[1] Although Corral is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 83322.[3]

History[edit]

Settlement at Corral commenced around 1886. On November 30, 1886, Robert L. Hicks transferred property on Corral Creek to H.F. McCarter. McCarter moved his family and commenced farming on the property. By 1891, a school was located on the property, but later demolished upon construction of two new school buildings.[4][5]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Corral has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Corral, Idaho". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 31.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "My Early Years: Essays by an Idaho Cowboy". McCarter Family.com. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Quit Claim Deed". McCarter Family.com. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Corral, Idaho