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Welcome to Tarkio ...

The pronunciation of Tarkio: TAR-kee-oh<1>

Tarkio is located in Mineral County.

Tarkio is 2,930 feet [893 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Tarkio is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Tarkio lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Tarkio, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The telephone area code for Tarkio: (406)

Population Details ...

While we we don't have population counts for Tarkio, we do have some information about the surrounding area on the Census Page for Tarkio.

Communities near Tarkio ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tarkio and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2012<4>
Population
Change
Since 2010
DirectionDistance
Moose City (ID)   [Map]     ---   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Alberton   [Map]     416+0.95%   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crescent City - Historic   [Map]     ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Frenchtown   [Map]     ---   E   23 miles [37 km]
Island City - Historic   [Map]     ---   N   23 miles [37 km]
Old Town   [Map]     ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tarkio.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We've added two new sections to our Genealogy Helper Page for Tarkio.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Tarkio. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tarkio. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Tarkio. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tarkio. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The Panormaio photo collection might have pictures for the area around Tarkio:

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarkio - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting at Tarkio. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tarkio) to Point B.

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tarkio.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tarkio.



 
 
 

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