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Soda Springs, Idaho

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Soda Springs, Idaho was founded in 1871 and named after the natural carbonated water springs in the area.
– The town has historical significance, known to Native Americans and Oregon Trail travelers.
Soda Springs became an incorporated city in 1937 and was the former seat of Oneida County in the 1860s.
– It is also the location of the Soda Springs Geyser, a notable attraction since 1937.

Soda Springs is located in Caribou County, Idaho, with a total area of 4.59 sqmi (11.89km²).
– The city has a continental climate characterized by cold winters and cool summers.
– Situated at an elevation of 5,774ft (1,760m), the Bear River flows through the city.
– Nearby attractions include the Caribou National Forest.

– The population of Soda Springs was 3,133 in 2020, with historical census data showing population changes from 1900 to 2020.
– Details on racial makeup, household size, family structure, median age, income, and poverty statistics are available.
– In the 2010 Census, the population was 3,058 with specific data on population density, racial demographics, household composition, and age distribution.

**Notable People**:
– Notable individuals associated with Soda Springs include David Archer (former NFL quarterback), Vic Baltzell (former NFL fullback), and Reed Budge (Idaho legislator).

Soda Springs’ economy is primarily based on agriculture and mining, with key industries including phosphate mining and farming.
– Major employers in the area include Monsanto and the J.R. Simplot Company.
– Tourism also contributes to the local economy, with visitors attracted to the natural springs and the world’s largest man-made geyser in the city.

Soda Springs is a city in Caribou County, Idaho, United States. Its population was 3,133 at the time of the 2020 census. The city has been the county seat of Caribou County since the county was organized in 1919. In the 1860s, Soda Springs served as the seat of Oneida County.[citation needed]

Soda Springs, Idaho
Eruption controlled geyser in Soda Springs
Eruption controlled geyser in Soda Springs
"Historic Oregon Trail Oasis"
Location of Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho
Location of Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho
Soda Springs, Idaho is located in the United States
Soda Springs, Idaho
Soda Springs, Idaho
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°39′29″N 111°35′46″W / 42.65806°N 111.59611°W / 42.65806; -111.59611
CountryUnited States
 • Total4.47 sq mi (11.58 km2)
 • Land4.43 sq mi (11.47 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)
5,774 ft (1,760 m)
 • Total3,133
 • Density707.22/sq mi (273.15/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
83230, 83276, 83285
Area code208
FIPS code16-75195
GNIS feature ID0400099
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