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Welcome to Colony ...

Colony is located in Crook County<1>.

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

Colony is 3,420 feet [1,042 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Colony is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Colony: (307)

Communities Also Named Colony ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Colony - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (4), Utah and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Colony ...

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

  • Aladdin [Crook County]
  • Alzada [Carter County]
  • Alva [Crook County]
  • Belle Fourche [Butte County]
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    • Belle Fourche [Butte County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Colony
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,742 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Fourche<5>
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    • Beulah [Crook County]
    • Hulett [Crook County]
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      • Hulett [Crook County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Colony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 426 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hulett<5>
    • Fruitdale [Butte County]
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      • Fruitdale [Butte County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Colony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 68 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitdale<5>
    • North Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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      • North Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Colony
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saint Onge [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Onge [Lawrence County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Colony
      • Estimated population in 2014: 342 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Onge<5>
    • Spearfish [Lawrence County]
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      • Spearfish [Lawrence County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Colony
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spearfish have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spearfish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spearfish<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 Colony. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colony.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colony. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Colony.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colony ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crook, 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 Colony - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colony) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8700, Longitude: -104.1552       In this case, the coordinates for Colony 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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