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Welcome to Buford ...

Buford is located in Albany County<1>.

Buford is 7,850 feet [2,393 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Buford is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.

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

Buford is located in the (307) area code.

The ZIP code for Buford: 82052<3>

Communities Also Named Buford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Buford - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2) and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Buford ...

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

  • Sherman [Albany County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Albany County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Buford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sherman has also been known as:
    • Old Sherman
  • Hermosa [Albany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermosa
    • Hermosa [Albany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Buford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermosa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermosa
  • Virginia Dale [Larimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia Dale
    • Virginia Dale [Larimer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Buford
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia Dale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virginia Dale<6>
  • Tie Siding [Albany County]
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    • The Buttes [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Buttes
      • The Buttes [Albany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Buford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Buttes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on The Buttes
    • Red Buttes [Albany County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Buttes
      • Red Buttes [Albany County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Buford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Buttes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Laramie [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laramie
      • Laramie [Albany County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Buford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laramie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laramie<6>
    • Horse Creek [Laramie County]
    • Speer [Laramie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speer
      • Speer [Laramie County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the east of Buford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speer
    • Livermore [Larimer County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buford ...

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

Adding Buford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Buford on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

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

Mentions & References for Buford

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About Albany County

About Wyoming

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

The official website for Albany County: www.co.albany.wy.us/

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 Albany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Buford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Buford) 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 Buford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BufordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1242, Longitude: -105.3022    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>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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