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Welcome to Cowley ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cowley has a population of 753 people<2> (see below for details).
Cowley was established in 1900.
The community of Cowley is 3,990 feet [1,216 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Cowley is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Cowley lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Cowley: (307)
The ZIP code for Cowley: 82420<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cowley had an population of 753 people. This is an increase of 14.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cowley had a population of 655 people (which is 5.61% of the total population of Big Horn County). This makes Cowley the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Cowley represents 0.12% of the total population of Wyoming (which has 563,626 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 655 people, the population of Cowley increased 16.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 560 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cowley.
Adding Cowley to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cowley 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 Cowley was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cowley on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Cowley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Cowley - they are located in Alberta, Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and Yukon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cowley.
Communities near Cowley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cowley.
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 Cowley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cowley. 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 Cowley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowley. See our Newspapers Page for Cowley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowley ...
Looking for more information about Cowley? 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 Cowley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cowley.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Sep 2021