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Bairoil, Wyoming

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Welcome to Bairoil ...

The town of Bairoil is located in Sweetwater County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bairoil has a population of 98 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Bairoil is 6,830 feet [2,082 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bairoil is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Bairoil: (307)

The ZIP code for Bairoil: 82322<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bairoil had an population of 98 people. This is a decrease of 7.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bairoil had a population of 106 people. This makes Bairoil the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Bairoil represents 0.02% of the population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 106 people, the population of Bairoil increased 9.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 97 people).

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

Communities near Bairoil ...

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

  • Ferris [Carbon County] - Historic
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    • Ferris [Carbon County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bairoil
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferris have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Jeffrey City [Fremont County]
  • Rawlins [Carbon County]
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    • Rawlins [Carbon County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bairoil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rawlins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rawlins<7>
  • Sinclair [Carbon County]
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    • Sinclair [Carbon County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Bairoil
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinclair
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinclair<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bairoil ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sweetwater, 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 Bairoil.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bairoil - 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 Bairoil). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bairoil 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bairoil) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bairoil. 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 BairoilOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bairoil. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2436, Longitude: -107.5590    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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