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Welcome to Boxelder ...

Boxelder is located in Converse County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Boxelder, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Boxelder, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1888.

Boxelder is 6,790 feet [2,070 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Boxelder is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Boxelder is within the boundaries of the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Boxelder ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Boxelder - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa and Texas.

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

Communities near Boxelder ...

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

  • Glenrock
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Rolling Hills
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Hills
    • Rolling Hills is located in Converse County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
  • Meadow Acres
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Acres
    • Meadow Acres is located in Natrona County
  • Toltec
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toltec
    • Toltec is located in Albany County
  • Brookhurst
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest)
  • Casper Mountain
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casper Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casper Mountain
    • Casper Mountain is located in Natrona County
  • Allendale
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allendale
    • Allendale is located in Natrona County
  • Douglas
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Evansville
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Casper
    (28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boxelder ...

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

Adding Boxelder to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boxelder 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 we've found for Boxelder was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Boxelder post office opened in 1888.

We also found Boxelder in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Boxelder.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boxelder. 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>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boxelder - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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