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Welcome to Bona ...

Bona is located in Converse County<1> (at the time of its founding, Bona was located in Laramie County).

The location of Bona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Bona is 4,680 feet [1,426 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Bona is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Bona is located in the (307) area code.

Adding Bona to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Bona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bona - they are located in Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near Bona ...

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

  • Douglas [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas
    • Douglas [Converse County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglas<5>
  • Glendo [Platte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendo
    • Glendo [Platte County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Bona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendo<5>
  • Lost Springs [Converse County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Springs
    • Lost Springs [Converse County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bona
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lost Springs<5>
  • Shawnee [Converse County]
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    • Esterbrook [Converse County]
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      • Esterbrook [Converse County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Bona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esterbrook
    • Keeline [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keeline
      • Keeline [Niobrara County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Bona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keeline
    • Binford [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Binford
      • Binford [Albany County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Bona
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Binford
    • Wendover [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendover
      • Wendover [Platte County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Bona
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hartville [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Platte County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Bona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<5>
    • Manville [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manville
      • Manville [Niobrara County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Bona
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bona ...

Looking for more information about Bona? 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 Bona, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bona.

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About Converse County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Converse County: www.conversecounty.org/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

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 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Bona) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6086, Longitude: -105.1019       In this case, the coordinates for Bona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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