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Alpine, Wyoming

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Welcome to Alpine ...

The town of Alpine is located in Lincoln County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alpine has a population of 930 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alpine.

Alpine is 5,680 feet [1,731 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Alpine is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Alpine: (307)

The ZIP code for Alpine: 83128<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alpine had an population of 930 people. This is an increase of 12.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpine had a population of 828 people. This makes Alpine the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Alpine represents 0.15% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 828 people, the population of Alpine increased 50.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 550 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpine.

Communities Also Named Alpine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alpine.

Communities near Alpine ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alpine.

  • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Valley Ranch
    • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Valley Ranch
  • Thayne [Lincoln County]
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    • Thayne [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Alpine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thayne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thayne<6>
  • Etna [Lincoln County]
  • Freedom [Caribou County]
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    • Freedom [Caribou County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Alpine
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Freedom [Lincoln County]
    • Caribou City [Bonneville County]
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      • Caribou City [Bonneville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caribou City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caribou City
    • Hoback [Teton County]
    • Keenan City [Bonneville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keenan City
      • Keenan City [Bonneville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Alpine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keenan City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keenan City
    • Palisades [Bonneville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palisades
      • Palisades [Bonneville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alpine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palisades
    • Bedford [Lincoln County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpine. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alpine.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpine. See our Newspapers Page for Alpine.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine ...

Looking for more information about Alpine? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alpine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpine.

Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alpine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alpine was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alpine on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alpine.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Alpine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alpine or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alpine) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alpine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlpineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1636, Longitude: -111.0180    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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