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Welcome to Banner ...

Banner is located in Sheridan County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Banner, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1884.

Banner is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Banner is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Banner is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Banner: 82832<3>

Communities Also Named Banner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Banner - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Banner ...

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

  • Sheridan
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Buffalo
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Big Horn
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Saddlestring
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Wyarno
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Beckton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckton
    • Beckton is located in Sheridan County
  • Wolf
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Kleenburn
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kleenburn
    • Kleenburn is located in Sheridan County
  • Clearmont
    (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
  • Ranchester
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banner ...

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

Adding Banner to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Banner was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Banner post office opened in 1884.

We also found Banner in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Banner.

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

The official website for Sheridan County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sheridan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Banner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Banner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Banner or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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