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83201, 83204

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The population of Pocatello is approximately 54255 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 18,768 (1990), 20832 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pocatello is 71.539 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pocatello to Washington DC is 1965 miles. The distance to the Idaho state capital is 205 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pocatello is positioned 42.87 degrees north of the equator and 112.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pocatello elevation is 4,365 feet above sea level.

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Pocatello location: In eastern Idaho on Interstate 15

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Pocatello history:

Pocatello is named for a Bannock chief who gave to the Utah & Northern railroad the right of way for their lines. It was originally part of theFort Hall Indian Reservation. In 1882, the Union Pacific Railroad also arrived in the area. Along with the Midwest and Pacific Northwest railroad, a tent city sprang up where all three railroads came together.
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