A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Baxter ...
The location of Baxter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Baxter is 6,310 feet [1,923 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Baxter is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Baxter lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Baxter: (307)
Communities Also Named Baxter ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Baxter - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (3), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baxter.
Communities near Baxter ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Baxter.
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 Baxter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Baxter.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Baxter. 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 Baxter.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Baxter. See our Newspapers Page for Baxter.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baxter ...
Looking for more information about Baxter? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Baxter, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Baxter.
Adding Baxter to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Baxter 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 Baxter was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Baxter on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Baxter. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Sweetwater County: www.co.sweet.wy.us/
The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021