Wardboro, Idaho

Wardboro (also Preston) is an unincorporated community in Bear Lake County, Idaho.[1]

Wardboro
Wardboro is located in Idaho
Wardboro
Wardboro
Location within the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 42°15′21″N 111°16′38″W / 42.25583°N 111.27722°W / 42.25583; -111.27722Coordinates: 42°15′21″N 111°16′38″W / 42.25583°N 111.27722°W / 42.25583; -111.27722
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyBear Lake
Elevation
5,951 ft (1,814 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID392830[1]

Wardboro was originally called Preston, and under the latter name was founded in 1865.[2] The present name is after Wardsboro, Vermont, the native home of a share of the early settlers.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Wardboro, Idaho". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b Lund, Anthon Henrik (1922). The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine. Geneal. Society of Utah. p. 40.