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Our Genealogy Helper for Bondurant ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Bondurant (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Bondurant. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Bondurant is located in Sublette County.

To see how the shape of Wyoming's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sublette County: Fremont, Lincoln, Sweetwater & Teton.

Below are the counties that are near Bondurant. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Bondurant:

  • Sublette County     (The home county of Bondurant)
    • Daniel Junction [Sublette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniel Junction
      • Daniel Junction [Sublette County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Bondurant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel Junction
    • Cora [Sublette County]
    • Daniel [Sublette County]
    • Pinedale [Sublette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinedale
      • Pinedale [Sublette County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Bondurant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,875 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinedale<2>
  • Lincoln County
    • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine Northeast
      • Alpine Northeast [Lincoln County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Bondurant
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine Northeast
    • Alpine [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
      • Alpine [Lincoln County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Bondurant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 937 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<2>
    • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Valley Ranch
      • Star Valley Ranch [Lincoln County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Bondurant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Valley Ranch
    • Etna [Lincoln County]
    • Bedford [Lincoln County]
    • Freedom [Lincoln County]
    • Thayne [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thayne
      • Thayne [Lincoln County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Bondurant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 403 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thayne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thayne<2>
    • Grover [Lincoln County]
  • Teton County
    • Hoback [Teton County]
    • South Park [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Park
      • South Park [Teton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Bondurant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Park
    • Rafter J Ranch [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rafter J Ranch
      • Rafter J Ranch [Teton County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Bondurant
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rafter J Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rafter J Ranch
    • Jackson [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Teton County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Bondurant
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<2>
    • Kelly [Teton County]
    • Wilson [Teton County]
    • Teton Village [Teton County]
    • Moose [Teton County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Bondurant, see our County-by-County Page for Bondurant.

Newspapers Published in Bondurant ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 8 newspapers that have been published in the area around Bondurant.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Bondurant, there are papers which were published within 35 miles [56.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Bondurant.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Bondurant:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Bondurant ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bondurant.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Bondurant covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Bondurant Cemetery
  • Tie Camp Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tie Camp Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Tie Camp Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Tie Camp Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Bondurant.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tie Camp Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #84120<4>
  • Wilhelm Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilhelm Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilhelm Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wilhelm Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Bondurant.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilhelm Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #84131<4>
  • Aspen Hill Cemetery
  • South Park Cemetery
  • Cottonwood Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cottonwood Cemetery
    • The Cottonwood Cemetery is located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Daniel.To be precise, Cottonwood Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Bondurant.
    • Cottonwood Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Halfway Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #84010<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • Indian Graves
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Indian Graves
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Indian Graves have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Indian Graves lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bondurant.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Graves
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #84052<4>
    • Daniel Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Daniel Cemetery
      • The Daniel Cemetery is located less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Daniel.To be precise, Daniel Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast of Bondurant.
      • Daniel Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Mt. Olivet Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2309688<4>

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Bondurant in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Bondurant.

  • Cora [Sublette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cora
    • Cora [Sublette County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Bondurant
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cora had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cora<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Bondurant. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bondurant.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wyoming

About Sublette County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bondurant) 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 Bondurant. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BondurantOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bondurant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2015, Longitude: -110.4076    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bondurant, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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