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Welcome to Bill ...

Bill is located in Converse County<1>.

Bill is 4,700 feet [1,433 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Bill is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Bill: (307)

Communities Also Named Bill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bill - they are located in Georgia and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Bill ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Bill.

  • Douglas
  • Lance Creek
  • Shawnee
  • Lost Springs
  • Rolling Hills
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
    • Rolling Hills lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Bill.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rolling Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Hills
  • Wright
  • Glenrock

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bill ...

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

Adding Bill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bill 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 that we've found for Bill was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6> From that list, the Bill post office opened in 1919.

We also found Bill on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wyoming (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bill.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bill. 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 Converse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bill - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bill) 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 Bill. 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 BillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2326, Longitude: -105.2600    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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