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Dry Creek, Wyoming

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Welcome to Dry Creek ...

Dry Creek is located in Park County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Dry Creek: Dry Crk. (or less commonly used: Dry Ck. or Dry Cr.)

Dry Creek is 5,650 feet [1,722 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Dry Creek is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Dry Creek lies within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Dry Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Dry Creek - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dry Creek ...

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

  • Cody [Park County]
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    • Cody [Park County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Dry Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,847 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cody<5>
  • Meeteetse [Park County]
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    • Meeteetse [Park County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Dry Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meeteetse<5>
  • Burlington [Big Horn County]
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    • Burlington [Big Horn County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the east of Dry Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 343 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<5>
  • Wapiti [Park County]
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    • Ralston [Park County]
    • Emblem [Big Horn County]
    • Powell [Park County]
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      • Powell [Park County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<4> to the north of Dry Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,127 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powell<5>
    • Otto [Big Horn County]
    • Byron [Big Horn County]
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      • Byron [Big Horn County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Dry Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 592 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<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 Dry Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dry Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Creek ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Park, 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 Dry Creek - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dry Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3136, Longitude: -108.9382       In this case, the coordinates for Dry Creek 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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