Fish Haven, Idaho

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Fish Haven, Idaho
Unincorporated community
Fish Haven, Idaho is located in Idaho
Fish Haven, Idaho
Fish Haven, Idaho
Location within the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 42°2′13.8″N 111°23′45.6″W / 42.037167°N 111.396000°W / 42.037167; -111.396000Coordinates: 42°2′13.8″N 111°23′45.6″W / 42.037167°N 111.396000°W / 42.037167; -111.396000
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bear Lake
Elevation 5,924 ft (1,806 m)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 208

Fish Haven,[1] originally named Rush Creek, is an unincorporated community along the shores of Bear Lake in Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States. It is 4 km (2.5 miles) north of the Utah border.


The first settlement at Fish Haven was made in 1864.[2] A post office called Fish Haven was established in 1867, and remained in operation until 1962.[3] The community was so named because nearby Bear Lake is a favorite fishing spot.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fish Haven, Idaho
  2. ^ a b The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, Volumes 9-10. 1918. p. 127.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Retrieved 22 January 2018.