Custer

Name:

Custer

County:

Custer

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

44° 23′ 15″ N, 114° 41′ 45″ W

Elevation:

6,470 ft (1,972 m)

Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Custer is a ghost town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Established in 1877, it is located at 44°23’15″N 114°41’45″W (44.3874133, -114.6959118), at an elevation of 6,470 feet (1,972 m). It lies along Yankee Fork Road southwest of the city of Challis, within the Challis National Forest.

Remains:

In 1981, the community was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district. Although the district covers an area of 29 acres (12 ha), only seven buildings retain enough historic integrity to qualify as contributing properties.

Established:

1877

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

 

Remarks:

Most of Custer is now included in the Land of the Yankee Fork State Park, which also includes the historic Yankee Fork gold dredge, nearby.