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Como, Wyoming
(Carbon County)

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Welcome to Como ...

Como is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

Como is 6,710 feet [2,045 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Como is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Como is located in the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Como ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Como - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Como ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Como.

  • Hanna [Carbon County]
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    • Hanna [Carbon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Como
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 757 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanna<5>
  • Medicine Bow [Carbon County]
  • Elk Mountain [Carbon County]
  • Rock River [Albany County]
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    • Rock River [Albany County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southeast of Como
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock River<5>
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    • Rock Creek [Albany County] - Historic
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      • Rock Creek [Albany County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Como
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Walcott [Carbon County]
    • Fort Steele [Carbon County] - Historic
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      • Fort Steele [Carbon County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the west of Como
    • Saratoga [Carbon County]
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      • Saratoga [Carbon County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Como
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,599 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<5>
    • Sinclair [Carbon County]
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      • Sinclair [Carbon County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<4> to the west of Como
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinclair<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 Como. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Como.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Como ...

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

Adding Como to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Carbon, 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 Como - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Como) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Como. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9094, Longitude: -106.3750       In this case, the coordinates for Como 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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