Mt McCaleb stands watch over the City of Mackay.
The mountain peak was named after Jesse McCaleb who was killed by Indians in a battle which took place where the Mackay Reservoir is now.
Idaho's highest peak at 12668 ft.
is approximately 20 miles from Mackay.
The City of Mackay is located on U.S. Highway 93 in south Custer County, Idaho. The population of Mackay was 517 as identified in the 2010 census. Mackay is situated between the White Knob Mountain Range and the Lost River Mountain Range which are home to the highest mountains in Idaho earning Mackay the nickname "Top of Idaho."