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Our Genealogy Helper for Carter Cedars ...

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 Carter Cedars (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 Carter Cedars. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Carter Cedars is located in Uinta 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 Uinta County: Rich (UT), Summit (UT), Lincoln & Sweetwater.

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

  • Uinta County     (The home county of Carter Cedars)
    • Carter [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
      • Carter [Uinta County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Carter Cedars
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
    • Bridger [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
      • Bridger [Uinta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
    • Fort Bridger [Uinta County]
    • Lyman [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Uinta County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<3>
    • Mountain View [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
      • Mountain View [Uinta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<3>
    • Piedmont [Uinta County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Uinta County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Carter Cedars
    • Robertson [Uinta County]
    • Almy [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almy
      • Almy [Uinta County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almy
    • Bear River [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear River
      • Bear River [Uinta County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear River
    • Evanston [Uinta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
      • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<3>
    • Lonetree [Uinta County]
  • Lincoln County
    • Oakley [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Carter Cedars
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Diamondville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondville
      • Diamondville [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondville<3>
    • Kemmerer [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kemmerer
      • Kemmerer [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kemmerer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kemmerer<3>
    • Frontier [Lincoln County]
    • Opal [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opal
      • Opal [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opal<3>
  • Sweetwater County
    • Granger [Sweetwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granger
      • Granger [Sweetwater County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granger<3>
    • Little America [Sweetwater County]
  • Rich County (UT)
    • Woodruff [Rich County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodruff
      • Woodruff [Rich County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodruff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodruff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<3>
    • Randolph [Rich County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Randolph
      • Randolph [Rich County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Carter Cedars
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 500 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randolph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randolph<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Carter Cedars ...

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 17 newspapers that have been published in the area around Carter Cedars.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Carter Cedars, there are papers which were published within 36 miles [57.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Carter Cedars.

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 either 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 Carter Cedars:

  • 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 Utah
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Carter Cedars ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Carter Cedars.

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 Carter Cedars covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

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 Carter Cedars in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Carter Cedars.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Carter Cedars, with the one closest to Carter Cedars listed first.

  • Bridger [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger [Uinta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bridger had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
  • Hampton [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton [Uinta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Carter Cedars
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hampton had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
  • Fort Bridger [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bridger
    • Fort Bridger [Uinta County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Carter Cedars
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 295 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Bridger had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Bridger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Bridger<3>
  • Mountain View [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain View
    • Mountain View [Uinta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Carter Cedars
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mountain View had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<3>
  • Aspen [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aspen
    • Aspen [Uinta County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Aspen had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aspen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aspen
  • Almy [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almy
    • Almy [Uinta County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 450 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Almy had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almy
  • Granger [Sweetwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granger
    • Granger [Sweetwater County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Carter Cedars
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Granger had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granger<3>
  • Evanston [Uinta County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
    • Evanston [Uinta County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Carter Cedars
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,995 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,570 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Evanston had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<3>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wyoming

About Uinta County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Uinta County: www.uintacounty.com/

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' (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- Carter Cedars) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carter Cedars. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5180, Longitude: -110.5138       In this case, the coordinates for Carter Cedars have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Carter Cedars, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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