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Big Horn, Wyoming

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Welcome to Big Horn ...

Big Horn is located in Sheridan County<1>.

Big Horn is 4,060 feet [1,237 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Big Horn is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Big Horn lies within the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Big Horn: 82833<3>

Communities Also Named Big Horn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Big Horn - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Montana and New Mexico.

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

Communities near Big Horn ...

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

  • Sheridan [Sheridan County]
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    • Sheridan [Sheridan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Big Horn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,095 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<5>
  • Ranchester [Sheridan County]
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    • Ranchester [Sheridan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Big Horn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ranchester<5>
  • Dayton [Sheridan County]
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    • Dayton [Sheridan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Big Horn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<5>
  • Banner [Sheridan County]
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    • Beckton [Sheridan County]
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      • Beckton [Sheridan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Big Horn
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    • Story [Sheridan County]
    • Wolf [Sheridan County]
    • Wyarno [Sheridan County]
    • Kleenburn [Sheridan County]
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      • Kleenburn [Sheridan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Big Horn
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    • Saddlestring [Johnson 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 Big Horn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Horn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Horn ...

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

Adding Big Horn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Sheridan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Horn. 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 Sheridan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Horn - 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 Big Horn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Big Horn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Big Horn) 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 Big Horn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big HornOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Horn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6826, Longitude: -106.9917    
<5>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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