Harvard, Idaho

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Harvard, Idaho
Unincorporated community
Harvard, Idaho is located in Idaho
Harvard, Idaho
Harvard, Idaho
Harvard, Idaho is located in the US
Harvard, Idaho
Harvard, Idaho
Coordinates: 46°55′03″N 116°43′47″W / 46.91750°N 116.72972°W / 46.91750; -116.72972Coordinates: 46°55′03″N 116°43′47″W / 46.91750°N 116.72972°W / 46.91750; -116.72972
Country United States
State Idaho
County Latah
Elevation 2,575 ft (785 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83834
Area code(s) 208
GNIS feature ID 396618[1]

Harvard is an unincorporated community in Latah County, Idaho, United States. Harvard is located on Idaho State Highway 6 8 miles (13 km) east of Potlatch. Harvard has a post office with ZIP code 83834.[2] Harvard is close to the Boy Scouts of America summer camp, Camp Grizzly.

History[edit]

Harvard was founded in 1906 when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] The community was named after Harvard University.[3] A post office has been in operation at Harvard since 1906.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harvard, Idaho
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ a b Long, Ben (May 13, 1988). "Gold, trees lured settlers to Harvard, Princeton". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. p. 35. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Latah County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 May 2015.