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Baggs, Wyoming

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Welcome to Baggs ...

The town of Baggs is located in Carbon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Baggs has a population of 417 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Baggs is 6,240 feet [1,902 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Baggs is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Baggs is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Baggs: 82321<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Baggs had an population of 417 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Baggs had a population of 440 people. This makes Baggs the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Baggs represents 0.08% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 440 people, the population of Baggs increased 26.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 348 people).

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

Communities Also Named Baggs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Baggs - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Baggs ...

We have created a list of 4 communities that are near Baggs.

  • Dixon [Carbon County]
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    • Dixon [Carbon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Baggs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dixon<6>
  • Slater [Moffat County]
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    • Slater [Moffat County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Baggs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slater have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slater<6>
  • Savery [Carbon County]
  • Craig [Moffat County]
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    • Craig [Moffat County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<5> to the south of Baggs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,953 people
    • Former names for Craig:
    • Rosedale
    • Yampa
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craig
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craig<6>

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 Baggs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baggs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baggs. 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 Baggs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baggs ...

Looking for more information about Baggs? 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 Baggs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baggs.

Adding Baggs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Baggs 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 Baggs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Baggs on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Carbon County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baggs. 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 Carbon, 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 Baggs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Baggs - 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 Baggs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Baggs 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 '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- Baggs) 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 Baggs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BaggsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Baggs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0361, Longitude: -107.6579    
<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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