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Around Creston Junction ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rawlins. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the east of Creston Junction. Rawlins has a population of 8,500 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Wamsutter. It is located about 13 miles [ km] to the west of Creston Junction and has a population of 470 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Bairoil [Sweetwater County]
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    • Bairoil [Sweetwater County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the north of Creston Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bairoil<3>
  • Creston [Sweetwater County]
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    • Creston [Sweetwater County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Creston Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rawlins [Carbon County]
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    • Rawlins [Carbon County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Creston Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,484 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rawlins<3>
  • Red Desert [Sweetwater County]
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    • Red Desert [Sweetwater County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of Creston Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Desert have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Riner [Sweetwater County]
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    • Riner [Sweetwater County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Creston Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sinclair [Carbon County]
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    • Sinclair [Carbon County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<2> to the east of Creston Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sinclair<3>
  • Tipton [Sweetwater County]
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    • Tipton [Sweetwater County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Creston Junction
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wamsutter [Sweetwater County]
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    • Wamsutter [Sweetwater County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Creston Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wamsutter<3>

For more communities neighboring Creston Junction, please visit our County-by-County Page for Creston Junction.

Sweetwater County ...

Creston Junction is located in Sweetwater County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sweetwater County: Moffat (CO), Daggett (UT), Summit (UT), Carbon, Fremont, Lincoln, Sublette & Uinta.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Creston Junction ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Creston Junction.

Airports Near Creston Junction ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Creston Junction and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Creston Junction.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sweetwater County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sweetwater County: www.co.sweet.wy.us/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Creston Junction.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Creston Junction) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creston Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7269, Longitude: -107.7273       In this case, the coordinates for Creston Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sweetwater, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Creston Junction), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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