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Big Sandy, Wyoming

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Welcome to Big Sandy ...

Big Sandy is located in Sublette County<1>.

Big Sandy is 7,240 feet [2,207 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Big Sandy is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.

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

Big Sandy is located in the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Big Sandy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Big Sandy - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky (2), Montana, Nebraska, Ontario, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Big Sandy ...

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

  • New Fork [Sublette County] - Historic
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    • New Fork [Sublette County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Big Sandy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Boulder [Sublette County]
  • Pinedale [Sublette County]
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    • Pinedale [Sublette County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Big Sandy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinedale<5>
  • Big Piney [Sublette County]
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    • Big Piney [Sublette County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<3> to the west of Big Sandy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Piney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Piney<5>
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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 Sandy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Sandy.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Sandy ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sublette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Sandy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Sandy) 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 Big Sandy. 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 Big SandyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Sandy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6312, Longitude: -109.4627    
<4>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.
<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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